Muncher is part of the Cucumis genus and is a Cucumber variety. Its scientific name is Cucumis sativus 'Muncher'. 'Muncher' is considered a heirloom cultivar.
Strong vines are productive. Cucumbers measure 6-8 inches long and 3-inches wide. If using as a pickling variety, pick them at 4-6 inches instead.This variety is an Vegetable that typically grows as an Annual, which is defined as a plant that matures and completes its lifecycle over the course of a single year. Normally reaching to a mature height of 11.7 inches (30.0 cm), Muncher grows with a climbing growth habit. This variety tends to bloom in late spring.
United States is believed to be where Muncher originates from.
Muncher Cucumber needs a moderate amount of maintenance, so some level of previous experience comes in handy when growing this plant. Ensure that you are aware of the soil, sun, ph and water requirements for this plant and keep an eye out for pests.
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By our calculations, you should look at sowing Muncher about 14 days after your last frost date.
Harvest at 4-6 inches for pickling. For fresh eating, let them grow to their full 6-8 inches (3-inches wide) before picking.This variety tends to be ready for harvesting by late spring.
Heirloom Burpless cucumber, originally developed in Wisconsin, sold by Sustainable Seed Co.
Muncher is a marketing and folk history name. This also has a scientific varietal name, WI 5207. The WI is for Wisconsin because that is where it was developed. :)
Muncher Burpless, WI 5207