Perfect for slicing!
This new take on Marketmore 76 has terrific disease resistance and smooth, straight fruit.
Variety: Marketmore Select
Item Form: (P)Pkt of 20 seeds
Days to Maturity: 68
Fruit Color: Green
Seeds Per Pack: 20
Additional Characteristics: Direct Sow,Edible,Certified Organic
Light Requirements: Full Sun
Moisture Requirements: Moist, well-drained
Soil Tolerance: Normal, loamy
(P)?Pkt of 20 seeds
68 days. When Cornell University developed Marketmore 76, it became the standard for slicing Cucumbers. Now there’s an improved strain with terrific disease resistance, great fruit shape, and Certified Organic quality!
Harvest these cukes at about 8 to 9 inches long. They’re perfect for fresh slicing, thanks to their smooth, straight growth and thin, dark green skin. You’ll get good yields, too, because Marketmore Select is resistant to Scab, Cucumber Mosaic Virus, and both Downy and Powdery Mildew. Unbeatable for flavor, appearance, and quality!
Direct-sow seeds in a sunny spot after all danger of frost is past, or start indoors and transplant when the first true leaf appears. Cucumbers can be allowed to grow on the ground, but for longer, straighter fruit and to save garden space, grow them in a cage or on a trellis, allowing 1 foot between plants. Keep them well-watered, and keep the fruits picked promptly. Pkt is 20 seeds.
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