Cucumber Straight Eight Seeds


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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.