Seeds - Cucumber, Double Yield OG

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Description: An heirloom from 1924. This cucumber is famous for its heavy yields - for every cuke that is harvested, 2 or 3 more are produced! Fruits are 6” long and symmetrical, smooth and uniform. Very early-maturing!

Pack Size: 25 seeds

Latin Name: Cucumis sativus
Main Uses: Culinary

Days to Maturity: 45 - 50 days
Exposure: Full sun
Height: Vines trail - 5 ft. in length
Certified Organic: USDA Certified Organic

Germination: 7 - 14 days at 18 - 22ºC.
Indoors: 4 weeks before last frost date. Sow in individual 2 - 3" plantable pots, such as peat or coir, so as not to disturb the roots when transplanting. For best results, apply  Sea Magic™ kelp from first watering. Apply a seedling-starter fertilizer such as Evolve Seedling once the second set of true leaves has appeared, and then alternate between the kelp and seedling starter until transplant.
Outdoors: Direct seed after last frost date, once soil temperature reaches 20ºC.
Planting Depth: 1/2" (outdoors).
Spacing: 4 - 5 seeds in hills spaced 12 - 18" apart. Thin to 2 - 3 plants per hill. If space is limited, plant closer together and provide a trellis.
Planting Out: Plant outdoors in 12" diameter hills in well-drained fertile soil once seedlings are established and all chance of frost is past.

Growing in Containers: Works well in large containers on a trellis.

Fertilizing (Containers): Plant in a quality, organic-based potting mix with good drainage. Fertilize regularly with organic plant food. Jobes organic fertilizer spikes are easy and effective!

Watering (Containers): Water containers deeply when top inch feels dry to the touch. Monitor every day or two during very hot weather.

Growing in Mixed Planters: Sprawling cucumber varieties with vigorous vines are not well-suited to mixed planters, but compact varieties may do well given a large container, such as a barrel.

Fertilizing (Garden): Plant in a garden recently amended with compost. No further fertilizing required.

Watering (Garden): Water evenly - very important!

Garden Companions: Nasturtiums are said to improve the flavour of cucumbers.

Harvesting: Pick regularly for continuous production.

 

Suitability for Indoors: Not suited for indoors.

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