Mar 30, 2017  Week: 13
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Cucumber Martini

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Scientific Name : Cucumis sativus

Common Name : Slicing Cucumber

Plant Habit : Spreading, Trailing

Spacing : 18 - 24" (46 - 61cm)

Height : 6 - 12" (15 - 30cm)

Width : 48 - 72" (122 - 183cm)

Exposure : Sun

Grower Information : 
Seed supplied as: Raw.
Days from transplant to ripe fruit: 55 to 60
Fruit size: 5 to 6 in./13 to 15 cm long x 1.5 to 2 in./4 to 5 cm wide

Direct sow to finish: 2 to 3 weeks

  • Stands out from the competition for its non-yellowing white exterior and earlier yields. 
  • Very tender, “no peel” skin if harvested at 5 to 6 in./13 to 15 cm length; larger fruit will need peeling. 
  • Vining, monoecious plants are very high yielding with continuous harvest of high-quality, straight fruit. 
  • Staying power in the heat of Summer. 
  • White interior is bitter-free, very sweet and crunchy. 
  • Best in-ground.
  • Powdery mildew resistant.