Produces non-bitter cucumbers with smooth skins. Fruit can be eaten straight from the plant or used in pickling (choose smaller fruits for this purpose). Muncher is also resistant to Cucumber Mosaic Virus.
Cucumber – Muncher – Cucumis sativus
Soil & Water: Plant cucumbers in hills or mounds with plenty of added organic matter. Sow 6-7 seeds in a hill. Once the seedlings sprout, thin 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 when the fruit is 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: 59-65 Days
Sun/Shade: Full Sun
Spacing After Thinning: 18-48″
Approx Seeds per Pack: 25
Product image via: Peaceful Valley Farm Supply