When to Plant in Spring:
- Earliest Planting Date: 2 weeks after Average Last Frost
- Latest Planting Date: 5 weeks after Average Last Frost
- Length of Planting Window: 3 weeks
- To find your Average First or Last Frost, click here and type in your zip code.
Planting: Sow seeds ½ inch deep. Thin seedlings so that there is 12 inches between each plant.
For Ground Plot Planting: Plant 6-7 seeds in hills spaced 36” apart. Thin to leave the best seedling per hill. Seed pack will cover a 260’ row.
For Raised Bed Planting: Plant 2 seeds 18” apart. Thin to 1 plant per 18”. Packet will cover 90 sq. ft.
Care: Water regularly and mulch to hold in soil moisture.
Harvest: pick when cukes rare about 10-15 inches long. Harvest regularly to encourage growth.
Special Instructions/Tips: Give your cucumbers a trellis to climb so their fruits don’t lie on the ground.
Germination: 4 – 12 days
Days to Maturity: 61
Preferences: Plenty of water, full sun, well-draining soil