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PlantFiles: Cucumber
Cucumis sativus 'Miniature White'

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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: Miniature White

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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:
Unknown - Tell us

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:
Unblemished fruit must be significantly overripe before harvesting seed; clean and dry seeds

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3 positives
1 neutral
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

RatingAuthorContent
Positive smileysdynamite On Mar 22, 2010, smileysdynamite from Williamsburg, OH wrote:

This was THE best cucumber! Everyone I gave these to couldnt believe how sweet and delicious!!! I will have these for years to come, better than all the greens I have tried except Diva....good for everything even pickles. They come highly recommended from me!

Positive grrrlgeek On Sep 12, 2009, grrrlgeek from Grayslake, IL (Zone 5a) wrote:

Great little cukes, no bitterness, thin tender skin. Even when left on the plant until they're a little yellow on the ends they have small seeds and don't need to be peeled. Will of course climb on anything they touch-I've given them a few corkscrew supports, sunflowers, and zinnias to latch onto.

Positive zone5girl On Apr 22, 2008, zone5girl from Painesville, OH (Zone 5b) wrote:

I grow this every year! The taste is great, and it's looks cool too!

Neutral Farmerdill On Aug 16, 2004, Farmerdill from Augusta, GA (Zone 8a) wrote:

48 days. High yields of small white cucumbers and it has no bitterness which is typical of most white cucumbers.

Regional...

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

Grayslake, Illinois
Carmel, New York
Canton, Ohio
Painesville, Ohio
Williamsburg, Ohio



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