Growing Tips


Direct seed ½” - 1” soils with 60ºF+ temperatures. Row spacing should range from 30” - 36” apart. Space plants 12” apart in the row.

Planting Guidelines - Cucumber
Approximate Seeds per Pound:
16,000 - 18,000
Seeding Rate per Acre by Weight:
0.6 - 1 lbs
Seeding Rate per Acre in M (1,000):
10.1 - 18.2 M
Seeding Rate Seeds per 1,000 foot of Row:
667 - 1,000
Seed or Plant Spacing In Row:
12 - 18"
Seed or Plant Spacing Between Rows:
30 - 36"
Seed or Plant Spacing Depth:
.5 - 1"
Recommended Soil Temperature:
60 - 95°F
Days to Germination:
7 - 10

Scout fields weekly to make sure weed, insect, and disease pressure are kept in check.


Harvest every other day. Slicing cucumbers should be picked when diameter is approximately 2”. Cucumbers should be approximately 7 - 8” long and have a smooth surface. Pickling cucumbers should be 3” long by 1” wide when ready to pick.


Store at 50 - 55º F and 90 - 95% humidity to ensure long shelf life.

Habit Terms

Refers to all female sex expression when grown under ideal environmental conditions. Various stresses can cause more male flowers.

Refers to sex expression; having both male and female flowers on the same plant.

Refers to the tendency of a plant to set fruit without pollination.

Predominately Femal
Refers to the blossoms produced by the plant as predominately female.