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Boothby's Blonde Cucumber

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Boothby's Blonde Cucumber

Cucumis sativus

Certified Organic Seed

A Boothby family heirloom from Maine. Pale yellow, stubby fruits are a delight to grow and to eat.

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This small and unique cucumber is a high yielding variety with creamy yellow skin and small black spines. Fruits grow to 3-5 inches in length. Grown for generations by the Boothby family of Livermore, Maine, this historic variety has a juicy and pleasant, sweet, delicate taste with good crunch and none of the usual white cuke bitterness.
Number of Seeds 50 Seeds
Spacing in Row 24 inches
Spacing Between Rows 36 inches
Planting Depth 1/2 inch
Days to Germination 3-7 days
Days to Maturity 60 days
Height at Maturity 8 inches
Width at Maturity 48 inches
Start indoors 3 weeks before last frost and transplant to indicated spacing after threat of frost has passed; or direct sow seeds spaced 4 inches apart as soon after last frost, then thin to indicated spacing once seedlings put on their first true leaves. Plant in moderately fertile soil and water regularly. Cucumbers can be trellised or allowed to grow on the ground. Harvest when cucumbers are green and white and the skin begins to smoothen, but before they become shiny and yellow.

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