Cucumber - Spacemaster 80
This variety is a high quality slicing cucumber produced on a bush type plant, ideal for small gardens or containers. Produces an abundance of 8Ó fruit with excellent flavor. Resistant to cucumber mosaic virus, scab and moderately resistant to Downy and powdery mildew.
For best flavor, pick fruits when 6-8 inches long. High fertility and plenty of moisture will stimulate growth and increase yield considerably.
Planting time - Late Spring
Matures in - 60 days
Germinates in - 8 to 12 days
Sowing depth - 1/2 inch
Hill spacing - 3-4 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 25 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.