Very heavy yields
Small seed cavity
All-America Selections winner
Generations of gardeners have loved Straight Eight Slicing Cucumber for is productivity and quality fruits. An All-America Selections winner from 1935, Straight Eight bears very heavy yields of dark green, perfectly straight, 8 in. fruits that are 2 ? in. across. The uniform fruits have a small seed cavity and crisp, fine-grained flesh. They’re tops for eating fresh and cut up into salads. Cucumber seeds can be started indoors and transplanted to the garden or directly sown in the garden. While some gardeners grow them in hills, others plant them near a fence or trellis and allow the vines to climb. 65 DAYS
Cucumis sativus ‘Straight Eight’
Height:4 – 6 inches.
Spacing:12 – 18 inches between plants; 4 – 5 feet between hills; 4 – 5 feet between rows.
Light Required:Full Sun
Blooms:Summer until first frost.
Fruit:Straight, block-like, smooth fruits. Dark green skin with a white flesh. 8 inches long x 2.5 inches in diameter.
Days To Maturity:65 Days
Germination:8 – 10 Days
Form:Vegetable, fruits, cucumber
Flower Form:Small yellow flowers.
Soil Requirements:Loamy Soil, Sandy Soil
Growth Rate:Moderate to fast growth rate.
Seed Count:30 seeds per packet.;