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Organic Straight Eight Cucumber

Perfect for Slicing

Very vigorous plants produce smooth, straight cylindrical and deep green fruits with rounded, blunt ends and small seed cavities. The sweet, mild 8-in. cukes are a uniform 2- to 2½-in. across and free from stippling. They're perfect for slicing and eating fresh. Mosaic tolerant. 65 DAYS.
  • Zone 3 - 9 annual
  • Height 4-6 inches
  • Germination 8-10 days
  • Shade Required Full sun

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For each offer ordered, get Approx. 100 seeds per packet

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  • Botanical Name: Cucumis sativus 'Straight Eight'; Family: Cucurbitaceae (Cucumber Family)
  • Height: 4-6 inches
  • Spacing: 12-18 inches between plants; 4-5 feet between hills; 4-5 feet between rows
  • Depth: 1 inch.
  • Spread: Vine
  • Sun/Shade: Full sun
  • Yield: 120 pounds/100 foot row
  • Foliage: Green foliage.
  • Fruit: Straight, block-like, smooth fruits. Dark green skin with a white flesh.
  • Days To Maturity: 65
  • Form: Annual.
  • Soil Requirements: Fertile, well-drained, sandy loam; pH 7.0-7.8
  • Seed Count: About 100 seeds per packet.
  • Size: 8 inches long x 2.5 inches in diameter
  • Comments: Very vigorous. Small seed cavity. A very heavy yielder. An All-American selection in 1935. Free from stippling. Sweet and mild.

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