Cucumber - Hartley Hybrid
This variety has excellent eating qualities and is adaptable to both hot and cold climates. Resistant to Cucumber Mosaic Virus, Powdery and Downy Mildew, Leaf Spot, Anthracnose and Scab, makes this variety a reliable performer.
A second planting is early summer is recommended for a fall harvest. Pick fruit often and for best flavor do not permit them to grow too large, pick when 6-8 inches long. Control insects with vegetable dust. The use of a trellis or stakes is recommended where space is limited this also helps the fruit keep clean.
Planting time - Spring
Matures in - 68 days
Germinates in - 8 to 10 days
Sowing depth - 1/2 inch
Hill spacing - 4-6 feet
Seed spacing - 3-5 seeds in a ring about 2 inches across.
Thinning - when plants are 2-3 inches tall, thin to 3-4 of the strongest plants in each hill
Net weight 540 MG (Estimated 18 seeds)
Bulk Cucumber seed available.
1100 Seeds/oz. Plant 1/2oz per 100ft row.
3lbs of Cucumber seed needed per acre.
Average Cucumber yield per acre -600 bushels
On average, 1oz of seed can produce 800 Cucumber plants.