Cucumber Marketmore 76

$2.75

Slicing Cucumber. Dark green with five light streaks emanating from flower end, 6”-9” fruit; great slicer! Good yields! Excellent flavor. A favorite slicing cucumber. These cucumbers produce large fruits which are traditionally cut into slices for use in salads and as a garnish. They are a fast growing crop under good growing conditions.

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Description

Dark green even in hot weather with a sweet mild flavor, produces 8″-9″ long fruits. The fruit is evenly cylindrical but tapers at both ends, covered in white spines with no stippling. at Developed at Cornell University by Dr. Munger, it is good for both home gardens or market in cool climate areas.

Cucumber – Marketmore 76 – Cucumis sativus

Soil & Water: Plant cucumbers in hills or mounds with plenty of added organic matter. Sow 6-7 seeds in a hill, thinning to the 3 best vines.

Planting & Growing: In cool regions, start seeds indoors 10-14 days before the last frost, or sow seeds directly when the soil is at least 70F. Plant seeds 18″ apart if trellised or 36″ apart if left to sprawl.

Harvesting & Storage: Harvest while small to medium-sized for best flavor. Keep harvesting fruit, even if misshapen, to keep vines productive.

  • Soil Temperature: 70-95F
  • Planting Depth: 1/2″
  • Germination: 3-10 Days
  • Height At Maturity: 1′-4′
  • Days To Maturity: 58-75 Days
  • Sun/Shade: Full Sun
  • Spacing After Thinning: 18″-48″
  • Approx Seeds per Pack: 25 Seeds

Product image via: Peaceful Valley Farm Supply

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