Produces cucumbers that are typically dark green with white spines and 9 inches in length. A great cucumber for pickling and salads, having a mild flavor with a hint of sweetness. A great choice for market growers and home gardeners. Start in doors a month before the last frost, or direct sow a couple of weeks after the last frost. Plant in hills 5 feet apart. Sow 5 or 6 seeds per hill half an inch deep and at least an inch apart.
Typical salad variety. Cylindrical fruits, 18-20 cm long, with rounded tip. Dark green skin, firm flesh with few seeds. Central sprouts should be pinched out above first four leaves, repeating operation after side-sprouts have grown. Abundant production from first fruits onwards. SOWING: plant outdoors from March to June, sowing 2-3 seeds per hole, with intervals of 30/40 cm between holes and 1 metre between rows. Thin out seedlings after germination.
Dark green, smooth, slender fruits grow eight to nine inches long on vigorous vines and are ready to pick after 55 days.
‘Marketer’ is an open-pollinated variety with a sweet, mild flavor. A winner of the All-America Selections award in the edibles category in 1943, it’s ideal for hot, humid Southern climates.
||Partial, 4-6 Hours Per Day
||Heavy, 3 Gallons Per Day
||Moderate: 50-60 Days Harvest
||4 Plants, 2 Per Row