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Longfellow Cucumber
Longfellow Cucumber

Longfellow Cucumber

Cucurbitaceae

Regular price $3.50 Sale

Longfellow Cucumber (Cucumis sativus) Introduced in 1927 by  the Jerome B. Rice Seed Company of Cambridge, New York. This variety was ideal for market growers as a “straight pack” sort for shipment to high grade markets with ideal length, dark green colour, and excellent flavour. Dark green-black tapered fruits are 12 -14 inches long by 2½ -3 inches in diameter. A very uniform producer of large fruit! Definitely the largest cucumber we grow on our farm. 

70 days to maturity

25 seeds per packet $3.50

Planting Instructions: Seed indoors 1/2 inch deep. Line out transplants after risk of frost has passed, spacing 5-6 seed apart. Direct seed in raised hills sowing 5-6 seeds 1/2 inch deep. Soil temperature should be at least 21 degrees Celsius. Space mounds 5-6 feet apart, thinning to 3 plants per mount. Cucumbers can be trellised.