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Muncher Cucumber Seed

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Description

Burpless, and a big producer! Very tender, non-bitter, dual-purpose variety. Nearly spineless fruit can be eaten at any stage of growth. For pickling, harvest at 4 to 6 inches long; for slicing, pick at 6 to 8 inches long. Produces abundantly on strong, vigorous vines that are mosaic-resistant. Plant in compost-amended soil. Mulch and keep well watered. Trellis the vines for good air circulation, which can double as light shade for heat-sensitive crops like lettuce. Pick daily to keep new blooms/cukes forming. Photo courtesy of Baker Creek Heirloom Seed.

  • Days to germinate: 7-14 days
  • Days to maturity: 60
  • Start indoors 3-4 weeks before last frost. Sow ½” deep in sterile planting medium.
  • Transplant spacing: 24-36” (do not disturb roots when transplanting). If you’re trellising, the seed groups can be planted 24” apart.
  • Sow outdoors when temperatures reach 70º.
  • Seed spacing: Plant seeds in groups of 2-3, then another group 36” away (unless you’re trellising; see note just above).
  • Seed depth: 1/2”
  • Produce size: 6-8” each, 3” wide
  • Yield: About 2-3lbs. per vine.
  • Mature plant height: 4’ (or longer) vine.
  • Suitable for container growing: No.
  • Year of discovery: Unknown; this strain originated in the U. S.

Tools & Supplies

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Love the packaging the seeds are a mystery
The seeds we purchased are still snuggled in the paper envelopes they traveled to us in. Would be happy to write a review when they are growing and producing.
January 31, 2019
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