Summer plants: plant out after last frost in April or May.
Cucumber plants are sold in 2.5-3" peat pots or plastic pots. Peat pots can be planted directly in the ground, but I recommend tearing strips in the sides and bottom to allow roots to quickly grow into soil.
Space plants about 12-18" apart. Train onto a trellis or allow to grow across the ground. Vines of most varieties will spread up to 8' around the base of the plant if left on the ground.
Manny: Extremely productive and disease resistant plants that put on smooth-skinned, burpless fruits. Our favorite year after year.
Gateway: American-style slicer with excellent disease resistance. This becomes our favorite late in the summer when bugs are rampant and disease spreads like crazy.
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