General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Vine
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

Common names
  • Cucumber

  • Posted by Trish (Jacksonville, TX - Zone 8a) on May 2, 2022 1:40 PM concerning plant:
    55 days. The latest 'Marketmore' versions produced sweet 10-inch-long slicing cucumbers. The plants are more resistant to powdery mildew and cucumber mosaic virus than other 'Marketmore' varieties.

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