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'Marketmore' is a high yielding variety, producing perfectly shaped cucumbers that are uniform and dark green with nicely tapered ends. Provides a long picking season.
Now you can enjoy even more home-grown goodness from Botanus. We’re thrilled to offer a select line of top quality, certified organic vegetable seeds. Aimer’s Organic Seeds is one of Canada’s most respected seed suppliers. Their mission is to provide only the best seeds available from certified organic producers whose quality meet the Canada No.1 standards.
Seeds will be shipped as soon as the order is processed. When ordering seeds please place the order separately from other products.
| 35 seed/gram. Cucumbers grow best in a wind-sheltered site with rich, warm sandy loam. Sow seed when the danger of frost has passed and when the soil has warmed up to at least 18 C (65 F) - cooler soils lead to poor germination. Sow seed 2.0 cm (3/4") deep with 8 seeds per hill in hills spaced 120-150 cm (4-5') apart. After germination, thin to 3-4 plants per hill. Harvest cucumbers by cutting them from the vine with a sharp knife. To get a jump on the season, start seed indoors in fibre pots 3 to 5 weeks before planting out. Do not plant out until early June to avoid cool nights and blossom end drop.
Cucumbers are shallow rooted and need a consistent, even supply of water. Water is best applied early in the morning - this avoids creating favourable conditions for mildew on the foliage.
|Start Indoors For Earlier Flowering or Sow Direct in Spring.|
|7 to 10 days. Cold soil will slow or even prevent seed germination.|
|Low (6 -10"/15-25 cm)|
|Killed by Frost|
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