Cool and crisp, Straight Eight boasts excellent
flavor and smooth, deep green skin. Great for
slicing! Early and prolific, it’s mosaic tolerant.
These cucumbers are very straight and a
uniform 2 1/2" across with a small seed cavity.
Pick when they’re 8" long for best flavor. 52-75
days to maturity.
|Zones: 3 - 9 annuals|
Spacing: 12-18 inches between plants; 4-5 feet between hills; 4-5 feet between rows
Depth: 1 inch
Sun/Shade: full sun
Germination: 8-10 days
Days To Maturity: 52 - 75 days
Yield: 120 pounds/100 foot row
Fruit: Straight, block-like, smooth fruits. Dark green skin with a white flesh.
Comments: Very vigorous. Small seed cavity. A very heavy yielder. An All-American selection in 1935. Free from stippling. Sweet and mild.