Bushy Cucumber Seeds

Bushy Cucumber Seeds

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Cucumis sativus

Bushy Cucumber Seeds (48 days...can be earlier)

 

This great cucumber hails from Russia.  You reckon it might have some tolerance of cool weather and still produce?

Bushy is very early because they don't seem to mind cool nights.  Normally about 2 weeks earlier than others.

Earlier than Parade, by a week or two, but Parade is a bit crunchier and milder in flavor.

Black spined cucumber.

Bushy lives up to it's name and produces short 3-4'' vines making it perfect for those with limited space. 

Very productive.

Great for salads or pickling. 

Bushy Cucumber is a Farm Favorite for earliness.  This will be one of the first cucumbers of the season.

Seed Planting Depth

Seeds per gram

Germination Temperature

Days to Germination

Row Spacing

Plant Spacing

100' Row Yield

Sun

1/2-1" 35-40 70-85 3-10 36" 12-24" 150 lb. Full

Cucumis sativus

Planting Tips for Heirloom Cucumber:

Soak seeds overnight before planting either individually in rows or hills of 3-6 seeds each.  Tighter spacing and higher yields can be achieved through trellising the plants on fences or poles.  Continually harvesting will keep the plant producing new fruits.

  • Heirloom cucumbers do not like acidic soil! 
  • Frost tender.  Heirloom cucumbers love warm weather.
  • To get an earlier heirloom cucumber crop start indoors 3-4 weeks before last frost.
  • Heirloom cucumbers are thirsty!  Never let them go dry.  Heirloom cucumbers are over 95 % water.  
  • Fertilize heirloom cucumbers with manures BEFORE planting.
  • Cucumber beetles are "supposed" to dislike marigolds or wood ashes sprinkled at the base of  cucumber vines.

Seeding Rate for Heirloom Cucumber:

35,000-40,000 plants/acre, 3-4 lb./acre

Heirloom seeds are hardy but always take care with your garden seeds to give them the appropriate amount of moisture - not letting the vegetable seeds dry out prematurely or overwatering and possibly having them rot.

 

Cucumbers are such refreshing treats in the summer time. You can eat them sliced with salt, in regular salads or in a cucumber salad. This season we have so many different varieties of cucumbers in the field that our employees have been trying many different ways of preparing them. Try this delicious twist on on a cucumber salad.

Ingredients 

3 Cucumbers (I used Painted Serpant and bush pickle

1 golden beet 

1 carrot 

5 tablespoons of Plain orgranic yogurt

fresh dill and parsley 

salt and pepper to taste

 

1. Slice the cucumbers 

2. Grate carrots and beets 

3. Mix carrots, beets and cucumber together in large bowl

4. Add the yogurt and mix well. 

5. mix in finely chopped parsley and dill

6. Add salt and pepper to taste. 

Then enjoy this refreshing salad on a hot summers afternoon. 

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