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PlantFiles: Cucumber
Cucumis sativus 'Speedway'

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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: Speedway

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

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1 positive
No neutrals
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

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

A 1991 predominantly gynoecious hybrid slicer from Petoseed (Seminis). An early (56 day) 8 inch fruit. High yield potential.It has resistance to cucumber mosaic virus, powdery mildew, scab, downy mildew, anthracnose, and angular leaf spot.

Regional...

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

North Fort Myers, Florida
Augusta, Georgia



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