Marketmore 76 Cucumber Seed

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The standard for superb fresh-eating cukes. Dark green, slender and uniformly cylindrical. Late-maturing, but delivers big yields on compact vines. Excellent, bright, fresh flavor that does not turn bitter with exposure to summer temperatures. Resistant to cucumber mosaic virus, downy mildew, powdery mildew and scab. Photo courtesy of Baker Creek Heirloom Seed.

  • Days to germinate: 3-10
  • Days to maturity: 70
  • Start indoors 2 weeks before last frost. Sow ½” deep in sterile planting medium.
  • Transplant spacing: 24”
  • Sow outdoors when temperatures reach 70º
  • Seed spacing: Plant 2-3 seeds in a group, with each group 24” apart
  • Seed depth: ½”
  • Produce size: 8-9”
  • Yield: 60 lbs. per 50’ row
  • Mature plant height: 4’
  • Suitable for container growing: Yes
  • Origin: Cornell University, 1976

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