Heirloom! THE classic slicer cucumber. Marketmore produces an abundance of dark-green, shiny, 8-9” fruits all summer until first frost. AND it maintains a mild flavor even under stress. A disease resistant workhorse and a must-grow for any cucumber enthusiast.
The original Marketmore cucumber was developed at Cornell University in 1968 by Dr. Henry Munger and hailed as a breeding breakthrough for cucumbers. For 30 years, Dr. Munger perfected Marketmore along with many other incredible vegetable varieties. In 1976, he released this vigorous strain of Marketmore which remains a favorite of gardeners and farmers alike!
Days to Maturity: 55-60
Direct seed or transplant outdoors after last frost
or start indoors 3 weeks before transplant.
Optimal soil temperature for germination is 75-85°.
Seeding depth: ½”. Plant spacing: 12-24”.
Row Spacing: 5-6 ft.