Cucumber Painted Serpent - Cornucopia Seeds

Cucumber Painted Serpent - Cornucopia Seeds

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Long and curvy striped heirloom cucumbers with crispy-sweet flesh that is never bitter. The vigorous vines love hot weather and will reward you with heavy yields of delicious, crunchy cukes.

Light Sun
Plants per hill 3
Planting depth 1/2 inch
Days to germination 7-10
Plant height 8 foot vines

Gardener's Notes: Start seed indoors 4 weeks before the last spring frost, or sow directly outdoors when night temperatures reach 55 degrees Fahrenheit (13 degrees Celsius). Grow in fertile, well-drained soil. Sow 5-6 seeds in 12 inch wide hills. Thin to 3 seedlings per hill. Keep well-watered when flowers and fruit appear. Painted Serpent cukes can easily grow 15-20 inches long! Pick at 2 inch diameter for best quality. Harvest often to keep plants producing more cucumbers.