Consistently produces, through hot and cool weather, 8-9″, slicing cucumbers! Disease resistant. 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. Keep well-watered. To maintain vigorous growth, feed with manure tea or add well-rotted manure.
WATER: Avoid top-watering if possible. Water consistently throughout season.
INSECTS: Control beetles with pyrethrum or rotenone.
SUGGESTED Individual Portion: 1 Tablespoon.