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PlantFiles: Cucumber
Cucumis sativus 'Dasher II'

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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: Dasher II

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Category:
Vegetables
Vines and Climbers

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

Spacing:
9-12 in. (22-30 cm)

Seed Type:
Hybrid

Sun Exposure:
Full Sun

Bloom Color:
Bright Yellow

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

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Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive Farmerdill On Jul 10, 2004, Farmerdill from Augusta, GA (Zone 8a) wrote:

A 1982 predominantly gynoecious hybrid slicer from Petoseed (Seminis). Fruit are dark green about 8 inches in lenght. It is resistant to angular leaf spot, downy mildew, powdery mildew, scab, and cucumber mosaic virus

6/11/08 It is doing very well here. Not as dark green as expected but a good performer.

Regional...

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

Augusta, Georgia



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