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 Straight Eight 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.
Straight Eight – 65 days. A favorite white spine variety of the highest quality. Dark green at shipping size, cylindrical, blunt ends. Fruit is best at 20×6 cm [8×2.5″] No striping, small seed area. For home and market gardens. Heavy yielder. Buy Straight Eight from seed centre.