Straight Eight Cucumbers are a favorite among gardeners. With white spines lining attractive green skin around crisp and juicy white flesh, they are hard to resist. Features small seeds in very uniform 20 cm (8") fruit.
Latin Name: Cucumis sativus
Seed Type: Heirloom
Online Code: 140121
Product Weight: 2.5 grams / approximately 90-100 seeds
Plant Type: Vegetable
Flavor: Sweet and crunchy
Days to Harvest: 60 days
Days to Seed Germination: 8 to 10 days
Seed Planting Depth: 1.3 cm (1/2")
Row Spacing: 120 cm (48")
Plant Spacing: 30 cm (12")
Planting Instructions: Sow seed directly in soil once all danger of frost has passed. Soil must be fertile and rich in compost. May be started indoors before last frost. Roots should be disturbed as little as possible while transplanting.
How To Grow: Cucumber Straight Eight
Suggestions: Plant near beans, peas, tomatoes, cabbage and lettuce.
Preparation Ideas: Thinly slice 2 cucumbers (leaving skins on). Combine 1/4 cup vinegar, 1/4 cup water, 1 tablespoon sugar, salt and pepper. Pour sauce over cucumbers and stir well to combine flavors. Sliced onions and chopped dill can be added for additional flavor. Refrigerate until ready to eat.