Cucumber
Cucumis sativus 'Speedway'

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

Regional

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

North Fort Myers, Florida

Augusta, Georgia

Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive

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.