Cucumber Poinsett 76

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65 days. You can depend on Poinsett 76 for a bountiful harvest of tasty, dark green, straight cucumbers produced on plants that resist many common diseases including mildews, anthracnose scab and leaf spot. Cucumbers average 7"–8" long and 2½" in diameter and are produced over a long harvest period. The interior is crisp, white, and full of flavor. Enjoy fresh slices in salads or with your favorite dip. Mound and trellis growing instructions inside packet.

This packet sows up to 28 ft. of trellised cucumbers

When to sow outside: RECOMMENDED. 1 to 2 weeks after average last frost, and when soil temperature is at least 60°F, ideally 70°–90°F.

When to start inside: 2 to 4 weeks before average last frost. Cucumbers are sensitive to root disturbance; sow in biodegradable pots.

Harvesting: Do not let cucumbers get too big; plants stop producing if there are overly mature cucumbers on the vine. Pick regularly before fruits are bigger than optimal size (see vegetable description). 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.

Days to Emerge:
5 - 10 Days

Seed Depth:
1/2”

Seed Spacing:
2 seeds ever 12"

Row Spacing:
3' apart

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

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