Same family as melons. Also called yard-long cucumber. Loves hot weather. Pick when 12 – 18″ long. Mild, sweet, crisp flavor. Ribbed. Frost Tolerance – None. Companion plants include sunflowers, corn, peas, beans and radishes.
Dislikes aromatic herbs and potatoes.
CULTURE: Plant seeds after last frost when soil reaches 60° F.
SUN: Cucumbers prefer direct sun and warm growing conditions.
SOIL: Plant in rich, warm, not necessarily deep, soil.
WATER: Keep well-watered. To maintain vigorous growth, feed with manure tea or add well-rotted manure. Avoid top-watering if possible. Water consistently throughout season.
SUGGESTED Individual Portion: 1 Tablespoon.