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Cucumber
Cucumis sativus 'Big Burpless'

Family: Cucurbitaceae (koo-ker-bih-TAY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Cucumis (KOO-koo-mis) (Info)
Species: sativus (sa-TEE-vus) (Info)
Cultivar: Big Burpless
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Category:

Annuals

Vegetables

Vines and Climbers

Height:

6-12 in. (15-30 cm)

Spacing:

15-18 in. (38-45 cm)

Seed Type:

Hybrid

Sun Exposure:

Full Sun

Bloom Color:

Pale Yellow

Bloom Time:

Unknown - Tell us

Other details:

Unknown - Tell us

Soil pH requirements:

5.6 to 6.0 (acidic)

6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)

6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)

Propagation Methods:

From seed; sow indoors before last frost

From seed; direct sow after last frost

Seed Collecting:

N/A: plant does not set seed, flowers are sterile, or plants will not come true from seed

Regional

This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

Augusta, Georgia

Gardeners' Notes:

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Negative

On Apr 29, 2006, Farmerdill from Augusta, GA (Zone 8a) wrote:

6/30/06. This one is a dud for me. Not very productive, but also has a disagreeable texture. The worst excuse for a cucumber that I have tried to date.