Muncher Cucumber

Certified Organic

Cucumis sativus

What's a burpless cucumber?

Some cucumbers, like this tasty Muncher variety, are called "burpless." The Cucurbit Breeding Project at North Carolina State University set out to determine if burpless cucumbers actually cause less burping or if it was more of a marketing term for Asian trellis cucumbers, of which Muncher is one. So, they fed so-called burpless cucumbers to both burp-prone and non-burp-prone judges. Although the results were not extremely conclusive, they did find slightly less gastric upset when burpless cucumbers were eaten. To read the entire study, visit this link.

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Direct sow 1-2 weeks after last frost, or start indoors 3 weeks earlier. Sow again at monthly intervals for reliable yields all season. Appreciates fertile soil and heat. Harvest young cukes promptly and consistently to keep plants producing.

Days to Germination 3 to 10 days
Days to Maturity 60 days
Planting Depth ¾ inch
Spacing in Row 24 inches
Spacing Between Rows 36 inches
Height at Maturity 12 inches
Width at Maturity 48 to 72 inches
Sun Preference Full Sun

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