Cucumber Boothby's Blonde | Heirloom Vegetable Seeds
Cucumber Boothbys Blonde Vegetable Seeds
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Cucumber Boothbys Blonde Vegetable Seeds

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  • Highly productive USA heirloom.
  • Good resistance to powdery mildew.

 

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CUCUMBER ‘Boothby’s Blonde’ Seeds

Botanical Name: Cucumis sativus

Boothby’s Blonde is a USA heirloom that is highly productive and has been recognized by the Slow Food Ark of Taste as in need of preservation. The cucumbers are oval, with a creamy white skin ripening to golden with an excellent crisp, sweet flavor with no need to peel. It is best eaten at 10cm long. It copes well with hot, humid weather and appears resistant to powdery mildew.

Plant Type: Warm season annual vine

Plant Height: 25 cm; 1.8 m high on a trellis

Sow When:

  • Temperate Subtropical: Late September – December
  • Tropical: Spring to summer (April – August)

Germination:

  • 4 – 12 days
  • Depth: 5 – 10 mm deep

Position: Full sun; requires bee pollination

Sow Where: Sow direct in the garden bed

Soil Type: Fertile, well-drained, pH 5.5 – 7

Trellis Details:

  • Sow 3 – 4 seeds then thin to the strongest seedling at 2-leaf stage
  • On hills spaced at 60 – 80 cm with rows at 1.5m
  • 3 – 4 seeds spaced at 30 – 40 cm
  • Add compost, requires frequent watering

Harvest: 63 days, harvest daily

Additional information

Weight N/A
Size

Packet, 5 grams, 25 grams, 100 grams, 250 grams

Product Specifications

  • Open pollinated.
  • Heirloom variety (Boothby’s Blonde).
  • No Chemical Treatment.
  • Non-GMO.
  • Botanical name: Cucumis Sativus.