Common Name: Slicing Cucumber
Spacing: 12" (30cm)
Height: 8 - 10" (20 - 25cm)
Width: 48 - 60" (122 - 152cm)
General Information: The Burpee Hybrid II cucumber has cool, crisp flesh with great flavor.
The cucumbers are best when picked at 7 to 8 in. (18 to 22 cm) in length and are ideal for slicing.
Idea & Tips: Since cucumbers love heat, they can follow cool-season crops, like spinach and lettuce.
The use of mulch can speed up growth by conserving soil moisture, maintaining a high soil temperature.
Water deeply once a week, applying at least one inch of water.
Apply an all-purpose, vegetable garden fertilizer when your plant begins to set fruit.
When planning the garden, consider growing cucumbers vertically on a trellis, fence or other support.
Days to Harvest: 55
Fruit Size: 7 to 8 in. (18 to 20 cm)
Grower Information: This slicing cuke has cool, crisp flesh with great flavor. The early, high-yielding plant produces very straight fruits that are excellent for slicing. The cucumbers are best when picked at 7 to 8 in. (18 to 20 cm) in length.