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CUCUMIS sativus 'Marketmore 76'
Cucumber, Marketmore 76 Cucumber
The disease-resistant cucumber, 'Marketmore 76', is a reliable producer of long, slender, modestly spined, dark green cucumbers that are good for pickling and slicing. The mild, burpless fruits are ready for picking after 66 growing days.
Mature cucumbers are elongated or rounded, can be various shades of green and have small prickles on their skins. Some cucumbers are bred to be harvested young for pickles while others are raised to be harvested when more mature and used for slicing. Overripe specimens turn yellow and have softer flesh and large, firm and inedible seeds, so it’s best to harvest them when they are young and crisp.
Grow your cucumbers in full sun and fertile, evenly moist, perfectly drained garden loam. After threat of frost has passed, sow cucumber seeds directly in the ground. If transplanting container-grown plants take care to not damage their tender white roots unless they are root-bound. Root-bound plants can be saved only if their roots are gently teased apart before planting. Be sure to harvest fruits regularly, so they will continue to flower and produce fruit.
Cucumbers may be trained on a trellis or cage or allowed to ramble freely across the ground. Fresh or pickled, cucumbers are a favorite vegetable, and they are as easy to grow as they are tasty.
12 - 1
A1, A2, A3, H1, H2, 1a, 1b, 2a, 2b, 3a, 3b, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24
6"-10" / 15.2cm - 25.4cm
5'-7' / 1.5m - 2.1m
Early Summer, Summer, Late Summer, Early Fall, Indeterminate
Hybrid Origin, Southern Asia
Edible, Herb / Vegetable, Vine
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