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cucumbers in SWVA

Posted by melon_man (My Page) on
Sat, Jul 21, 07 at 18:49

Looking for the Most hearty and successful types of cucumbers in my area. Have mostly grow Striaght eights over the years with great success. Looking for other types as successful.


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RE: cucumbers in SWVA

Grew Cukes in the New River Valley for 28 years. Mostly slicers because that is what I like. China Long. Straight Eight, Straight Nine, Poinsett, Marketmore, Ashley. All of them did well, but Straight Nine was my favorite. Very similar to Straight Eight but a shade larger. Down here I am experimenting with some of the hybrids, but other than some disease resistance, no appreciable advantage.


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