Cucumber Marketmore Organic Seeds

Cucumber Marketmore Organic Seeds

Cucumis sativus

Item #3123

60 days. Introduced in 1968 by Cornell University, Marketmore is a beautiful, dark green cucumber that’s ready to pick when 6"-8" long. Fruits keep their size and shape even under poor weather conditions unlike other varieties that may curl and become misshapen. The 4'-6' long vines continue to produce with regular picking.

This packet sows two 10-foot rows of trellised cucumbers.

Days to Emerge:
5-10 days

Seed Depth:
1/2"

Seed Spacing:
2 seeds every 12"

Row Spacing:
3'

Thinning:
When 3 leaves, thin to 1 plant every 12"


When to sow outside: RECOMMENDED. 1 to 2 weeks after average last frost, and when soil temperature is warm, at least 60°F.

When to start inside: 4 to 6 weeks before average last frost.

Harvesting: Pick Marketmore regularly at 6"–8" long or smaller. Plants stop producing if there are overly mature cucumbers on the vine. Cut the stem rather than pulling at the fruit to break off. Once picked, immediately immerse in cold water to disperse “field heat,” which increases the quality and life of picked fruit.

Artist: Jackie McFarland



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