Cucumbers date back as far as 3000 years in India and China. Today they are a popular addition to almost any home garden. Approximately 35 seeds / gram. Buy MarketMore 76 from here.
- Seeding – Soil temperature should be at least 20°C. Cucumber seed will not germinate below 10°C.
- Cucumber plants can also be transplanted. Peat pods are recommended.
- Sow in clumps, 5-6 per clump, 1 cm deep with clumps 1 m apart. Thin to one or two of the best plants per clump.
- Sow in rows, seed 5 cm apart, 1 cm deep. Thin to 20 cm apart. Pick daily once bearing begins to keep vines productive.
MarketMore 76 – 68 days. Fruit size is 23×6 cm [9×2.5″] slender and straight. White spine, fruits very dark green with very little stippling. Resistant to powdery and downey mildew. An excellent slicing variety with mild flavour. Buy MarketMore 76 from seed centre.