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Plant Information

Burpee Hybrid II Cucumber Slicing

Common Name: Slicing Cucumber
Spacing: 12" (30cm)
Height: 8 - 10" (20 - 25cm)
Width: 48 - 60" (122 - 152cm)
Exposure: Sun
General Information: The Burpee Hybrid II cucumber has cool, crisp flesh with great flavor. Best when picked at 7 to 8 in. (18 to 22 cm) in length. Ideal for slicing.

Idea & Tips: Plant in full sun and well-drained soil. Water deeply once a week, applying at least one inch of water. The use of mulch can speed up growth by conserving soil moisture and maintaining a high soil temperature. 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 dark green 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.