Days to Harvest: 55 to 70 days.

Light: Sunny.

Temperature: Warm season, 65° to 80° F.

Companions: Nasturtiums, radishes, marigolds, sunflowers, peas, beets, carrots, and dill.

Avoid Planting Near: Tomatoes and sage.

Preparation: Can sow seeds indoors 3 to 4 weeks prior to planting.

Planting:  Seed after danger of frost has passed and the soil is warm.


Spacing: 12 inches between plants, 4 feet between rows; or 2 to 3 plants per hill, with hills 3 feet apart.  If trellised, plant 5 seeds per foot in rows 30 inches apart.

Water: Keep moist.

Harvest: Can be harvested at 2 inches long to any size before they turn yellow. Harvest by turning cucumber parallel to vine and giving a quick snap.

Tips: Plant a second crop about July 1. Use mulch to maintain moisture.