Organic North Carolina Heirloom Cucumber Late 1800's Heirloom

$3.25 $3.75 -14% OFF

Organic North Carolina Heirloom Cucumber Late 1800's Heirloom

$3.25 $3.75 -14% OFF
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Seed Exchange - This flavorful variety produces small, straight, pale-yellow to white fruit with juicy, crunchy, and light-green flesh. The fruits are slightly ridged, measure 1.5-2" long and 3-3.7" wide, and weigh 2-4.5 ounces. Moderately vining plants have distinctly lobed leaves and dense foliage. This prized heirloom was donated to Seed Savers Exchange in the mid-1980s by member Marian Hart and can be traced back to a family that has stewarded it for more than a century in the mountains of North Carolina. 60-70 days.

  • Organic
  • From the Collection
  • New for 2020
  • Small, pale-yellow, juicy, crunchy fruit grows up to 2" long
  • 60-70 days
  • 25 Seeds
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    Instructions - When growing plants on a trellis, space seed 6-8" apart and thin plants as necessary; train plants to climb the trellis with an initial guidance. Alternatively, make 12" hills at least 6' apart. Plant 6-8 cucumber seeds per hill 1" deep. After germination, thin to 3-4 plants per hill. Can also be started indoors 2-4 weeks before last frost. Cucumbers benefit from steady moisture.

    Plant 6-8 Seeds on a Hill

    Plant 1" Deep

    Thin to 3 or 4 plants

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