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PlantFiles: Cucumber
Cucumis sativus 'Straight Nine'

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

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Category:
Vegetables

Height:
18-24 in. (45-60 cm)

Spacing:
18-24 in. (45-60 cm)

Seed Type:
Open Pollinated

Sun Exposure:
Full Sun

Bloom Color:
Gold (Yellow-Orange)

Bloom Time:
Late Spring/Early Summer
Mid Summer
Blooms repeatedly

Other details:
This plant is attractive to bees, butterflies and/or birds
Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

Soil pH requirements:
6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)
6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)

Propagation Methods:
From seed; direct sow after last frost

Seed Collecting:
Allow unblemished fruit to ripen; clean and dry seeds

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Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive Farmerdill On Jan 13, 2004, Farmerdill from Augusta, GA (Zone 8a) wrote:

This is currently my slicing cucumber of choice, having moved up from Straight Eight. The plant and fruits are very similar. Straight Nine seems a shade more vigorous and has more consistant fruit. Texture and flavor are the same.

Regional...

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

Augusta, Georgia



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