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PlantFiles: Cucumber
Cucumis sativus 'Poinsett'

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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: Poinsett
Hybridized by Clemson Univ.; Year of Registration or Introduction: 1966

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Category:
Vegetables

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

Spacing:
15-18 in. (38-45 cm)

Seed Type:
Open Pollinated

Sun Exposure:
Full Sun

Bloom Color:
Gold (Yellow-Orange)

Bloom Time:
Late Spring/Early Summer
Mid Summer

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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Profile:

1 positive
No neutrals
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

RatingAuthorContent
Positive Farmerdill On Jan 16, 2004, Farmerdill from Augusta, GA (Zone 8a) wrote:

It is quite similar to Straight Eight or Ashley in appearance. Resistant to Downy and powdery mildew as well as anthractnose. Not quite as consistant a performer as Straight Eight for me, but a good cultivar.

Regional...

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

Manteca, California
Independence, Louisiana
Radford, Virginia



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