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Cucumber Seeds - Sumter

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  • Seed Count: 30 seeds
  • Maturity Date: 55-60 days from planting
  • Plant Type: Bushy vine
  • Fruit Characteristics: Crisp, medium-green, 6-8 inches long
  • Ideal Growing Conditions: Full sun, warm climate, well-drained soil
  • Planting Instructions: Sow seeds 1 inch deep, 36-48 inches apart, after the last frost
  • Disease Resistance: Tolerant to Cucumber Mosaic Virus and Scab
  • Culinary Uses: Ideal for pickling, fresh salads, and snacking

History Sumter Cucumbers are a widely popular variety known for their excellent pickling qualities. This variety emerged as a favorite in home gardens and commercial farming due to its disease resistance and uniform fruit size. Its development marks a significant advancement in cucumber cultivation, particularly for those looking to produce high-quality pickles.

Uses Sumter Cucumbers are primarily celebrated for pickling due to their firm, crisp texture and ideal size. They can also be used fresh in salads or as a crunchy snack. Their even shape and classic cucumber flavor make them a versatile choice in the kitchen, whether for preserving or serving fresh.

Growth Habit & Planting Instructions The Sumter Cucumber plant grows as a bushy vine and benefits from some support for optimal growth. It performs best in full sun and requires a warm climate to thrive. Plant the seeds in well-drained soil, ensuring sufficient space for their bushy growth habit. Regular watering, especially during fruiting, is key to producing juicy cucumbers. For pickling purposes, it's best to harvest when cucumbers are smaller in size to ensure they retain their crunchy texture.

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