Suyo Long Cucumbers pk/20

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SKU CU25-20
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65 days. Cucumis sativus. Plant produces excellent yields of thin 12 to 18" long cucumbers. It is delicious, tender, crispy, burpless, and non-bitter. It can be picked at any stage, from very young to fully mature. Excellent for salads and bread and butter pickles. Grow it on a trellis for straight cucumbers. This variety grows well in hot weather. Excellent choice for home gardens. A heirloom variety from China. Certified Organic.

Lot No: AH444

Germination: 97%

Test Date: 10/16

Seeds Per Pound: 16,000

Plant Height: Vine Type Plant

Planting Season: Spring/Late Summer

Sunlight Requirement: Full Sun/Partial Shade

Planting Method: Indoor Sow/Direct Sow



Slicing Cucumbers
Cucumis sativus

 
Seed DepthSoil Temp. for GerminationDays to GerminationSunlight RequirementsPlanting Time
1 1/2"65 F to 75 F 7 to 14 daysFull Sun Spring
USDA Hardiness ZoneSeed SpacingRow SpacingSpace After ThinningDays to Harvest
N/A Hills 18" Apart 7 ft Hills 18" Apart50 - 70 days
Slicing Cucumber Seed Planting Information:

Cucumbers don't do well if roots are disturbed, so it is best to plant seeds directly in the garden. Plant your seeds in soil, 2 to 3 weeks after last frost, when soil and air temperature is at least 60 F. Thin so there are 4 plants per hill. Cucumbers can also be grown in rows instead of hills, spacing 24" apart in rows 24 - 36" apart. Trellised plants can be grown as close as 10" apart. Cucumbers only take 55 to 65 days to maturity, so you can have multiple harvest by growing 2 to 3 weeks apart. Plants grow 1 ft tall and vines spread up to 6 ft.

Warning: Do not plant in cold wet soil or you may experience poor germination!

Soil Requirements:

Requires fertile soil in a well drained location in the garden. Apply much and grass clippings, or straw around base of plant.

Water Requirements:

The soil should be continuously moist. Water well during dry and hot spells. Make sure plants get ½" water per week.

Fertilizer Requirements:

Use RootBlast, Vegetable Alive, and Slow Release Fertilizer when transplanting outdoors. Periodically apply Miracle Gro.

Harvest Tips:

Snip the stems with garden scissors when cucumbers are 8 - 12" long for slicing varieties (36" long on Asian types). Harvesting frequently encourages more production. Pick daily to prevent fruit from becoming too large. Over ripe cucumbers will have a bitter taste.


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by on October 25, 2010

What a great cuke, had some of the best tasting we have ever grown. Haven't tried pickling them yet but will do so next growing season. Best grown on a trellis.

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by on July 21, 2011

This is my favorite variety. It grows really well in Atlanta even during the hottest days. The cucumbers are huge and never bitter. I read it is not good for pickling though... but great for salads, sandwiches, or munching raw.

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