Mix in compost and/or aged manure before planting to a depth of 2 inches and work into the soil 6 to 8 inches deep. Make sure that soil is moist and well-drained, not soggy. Sow seeds in rows, 1 inch deep and 6 to 10 inches apart. If you are transplanting seedlings, plant them 12 inches apart. Straight Eight cucumbers tend to be very disease resistant. Moisture is the key to growing excellent cucumbers; keep the soil consistently moist.
Fantastic addition to your home garden! Direct sowing is recommended, but to get a head start you can grow cucumbers indoors 3-4 weeks before the last frost in individual biodegradable pots indoors. ...
Sow seeds ½ inches deep in seed-starting formula. Keep the soil moist at 70 degrees F. Seedlings emerge in 7-14 days. As its name implies, this variety is straight, and is at its best when it's 8" long! This great, dependable home garden variety can be used for pickling when small or for slicing. Vigorous vines resistant to mosaic virus. About 60 days to maturity. Average water needs.
Seeds are great for Planting in Garden or for storing in a seed safe for emergency.
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