Silver Slicer Cucumber Art Pack

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Organic Silver Slicer Cucumber Seeds

Cucumis sativus
Pale white, slender slicing cucumber. Bred by Cornell for powdery mildew resistance.
Art Pack, 25 seeds
Product ID# CU0089A , Certified Organic by NOFA-NY LLC

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Detailed Product Info

Great slicer with a creamy white, thin skin and long, straight, uniform 6-8" fruits. This cucumber has a superb juicy, sweet and mild taste and good crunch, and has been winning tasters over since it's introduction.

Quick Facts
Days to Germination 3-7 days
Days to Maturity 60 days
Planting Depth 1/2 inch
Spacing in Row 24 inches
Spacing Between Rows 36 inches
Height at Maturity 8 inches
Width at Maturity 48 inches
Growing Instructions

Start indoors 3 weeks before last frost and transplant to indicated spacing after threat of frost has passed; or direct sow seeds spaced 4 inches apart as soon after last frost, then thin to indicated spacing once seedlings put on their first true leaves. Plant in moderately fertile soil and water regularly. Cucumbers can be trellised or allowed to grow on the ground. Harvest when cucumbers are green and white and the skin begins to smoothen, but before they become shiny and yellow.

About the Art and Artist
This mirror patterned collage, created by Ann-Marie Gillett, is a reflection of the breeding process it took to create this open-pollinated beauty. Marketmore and Boothby’s can be seen at the edges, exchanging pollen to create Silver Slicer. Read all about Gillett's experience crafting this work at this blog post.

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