Cucumber (Cucumis sativus 'Marketmore 97') in the Cucumbers Database

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Plant Habit: Vine
Life cycle: Annual
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Water Preferences: Mesic
Fruiting Time: Summer
Late summer or early fall
Flower Color: Yellow
Bloom Size: Under 1"
Flower Time: Summer
Late summer or early fall
Uses: Vegetable
Edible Parts: Fruit
Eating Methods: Raw
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Propagation: Seeds: Self fertile
Needs specific temperature: Soil temp 65-90F
Days to germinate: 4-13 days
Depth to plant seed: 1/2 inch
Sow in situ
Start indoors
Can handle transplanting
Other info: If sowing indoors use peat pots (dislikes root disturbance. If planting in hills, thin to 1-2 plants per hill and space hills 3-4 feet apart.
Pollinators: Various insects

photo credit: Robert Duval

The All Things Plants Most Popular Vines and ClimbersThe All Things Plants Most Popular Vines and Climbers
June 21, 2014

Today we open Vines and Climbers week by giving a list of the top 25 vines in our database, judged by how many contributions have been made to the various plant entries. Enjoy the list!

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