Cucumber – Suyo Long Seeds

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Cucumber – Suyo Long Seeds

This curvaceous Chinese variety of cucumber are sure to add a unique addition to any garden. Growing up to 10-15” long, these crunchy and refreshing cucumbers taste sweet and are bitter-free. Vines grow well in hot weather and set fruit early.

Approximate amount of seeds per pack: 20

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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
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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

• Having been grown in India for about 3,000 years, cucumbers are one of the oldest cultivated plants.

• Cucumbers belong to the cucurbitaceae family, which also includes melons, squash, and pumpkins.

• The largest recorded cucumber was grown in China. It weighed 154 pounds and measured in at 67” long.

Suyo Long Asian Cucumber Salad
2 Suyo Long Cucumbers, sliced into half moons
3 tablespoons rice wine vinegar
2 tablespoons soy sauce
1 tablespoon sesame oil
2 tablespoons honey

Directions: Put all ingredients into bowl big enough for the salad. Chill and serve.

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