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CUCUMBER, Straight Eight - 99¢ Cent Heirloom Seeds: Heirloom,Bulk

CUCUMBER, Straight Eight

Heirloom Cucumber Seeds

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$ 1.99
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Approximate seed count per packet ( 1.0g = 30 seeds )

Straight Eight Cucumber (Cucumis sativus 'Straight Eight'): Classic and Versatile Cucumbers for Your Garden

Cultivate classic and versatile cucumbers in your garden with Straight Eight Cucumber (Cucumis sativus 'Straight Eight'). Known for its straight and uniform shape, this cucumber variety is perfect for slicing, salads, and a variety of culinary uses. Explore the characteristics and optimal growing conditions of Straight Eight Cucumber for a bountiful harvest of these delicious and adaptable vegetables.

Key Features:

  • Straight and Uniform: Straight Eight Cucumbers are prized for their straight and uniform shape. The consistent size and form make them ideal for slicing, ensuring even and attractive cucumber rounds.
  • Classic Cucumber Flavor: Enjoy the classic cucumber flavor of Straight Eight. These cucumbers are crisp, refreshing, and versatile, making them a staple in various culinary applications.
  • Adaptable Uses: Straight Eight Cucumbers are versatile in the kitchen. Use them fresh in salads, sandwiches, or as a refreshing snack. Their adaptability makes them a valuable addition to any garden.
  • High-Yield Plants: Straight Eight cucumber plants are known for their high yield. With proper care and optimal growing conditions, you can expect a prolific harvest of straight and flavorful cucumbers.
  • Warm-Season Crop: Straight Eight Cucumbers thrive as a warm-season crop, requiring temperatures above 70°F (21°C) for optimal growth. Planting them in the spring or early summer ensures favorable conditions for development.
  • Compact Growth Habit: The compact growth habit of Straight Eight cucumber plants makes them suitable for gardens with limited space. Consider planting them in containers or small garden plots for easy cultivation.
  • Plant Size: Mature plants typically reach a height of 12 to 18 inches, creating a compact and productive presence in your garden.

Optimal Growing Conditions:

Cultivate classic and versatile cucumbers with Straight Eight Cucumber using optimal growing conditions:

  • Soil: Well-drained, fertile soil with good organic content. Straight Eight cucumbers thrive in soil that provides essential nutrients for robust growth and cucumber development.
  • Sunlight: Full sun is essential for Straight Eight Cucumbers. Plant them in a location where they receive at least 6-8 hours of sunlight daily to promote healthy foliage and cucumber production.
  • Watering: Maintain consistent soil moisture for cucumbers. Regular watering is crucial, especially during hot weather, to support fruit development and prevent bitterness.
  • Support: Consider providing support for the cucumber vines, such as trellises or cages, to encourage upward growth and efficient space utilization.

Experience the satisfaction of growing and harvesting Straight Eight Cucumbers in your garden. Order your seeds today and enjoy the delicious and versatile taste of homegrown cucumbers.

Straight Eight Cucumber Planting Information

Days to Germination: 7
Days to Maturity: 65
Planting Depth: 1"
Plant Spacing: 1-3'
Row Spacing: 3-6'
Approximate Seed Counts
Seeds per Oz. Seeds per Lb.
1000 16000
Current Seed Germination Data
Lot # Tested Germination Rate
P100578-1 2022-12-01 85%