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Cucumber 'Marketer'

Cucumis sativus

  • 12 plantings
  • 2 available for swap
  • 1 wanted
  • 8 stashed

Marketer is a variety of Cucumber which is a member of the Cucumis family. Its botanical name is Cucumis sativus 'Marketer'. 'Marketer' is considered a heirloom OP (open polliated) cultivar.

Characteristics: Fruit trim, uniform for shape and color, dark green. High yielding (in Northern gardens). Not recommended for Southern gardens.

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. Marketer normally reaches to a mature height of 11.7 inches (30.0 cm). This variety tends to bloom in late spring.

India is believed to be where Marketer originates from.

Marketer Cucumber tends to need a moderate amount of maintenance, so ensuring that you are aware of the soil, sun, ph and water requirements for this plant is quite important to ensure you have a happy and healthy plant.

This variety plant info is provided by the myfolia gardener's wiki. All details about Marketer have been kindly provided by our members.

How to grow Marketer

  • Full Sun

  • High

Try to plant in a location that enjoys full sun and remember to water often. Marketer is generally regarded as a tender plant, so remember to ensure that temperatures are mild before moving outdoors. The USDA Hardiness Zones typically associated with Marketer are Zone 3 and Zone 14. Marketer needs a soil ph of 5.5 to 6.8 (weakly acidic soil).

Growing Marketer from seed

Aim to sow 0.47 inches (1.2 cm) deep and try to ensure a gap of at least 11.7 inches (30.0 cm). For optimal germination, soil temperature should be a minimum of 16°C / 61°F.

By our calculations, you should look at sowing Marketer about 14 days after your last frost date.

Transplanting Marketer

Marketer is tender, so ensure you wait until all danger of frost has passed in your area before considering planting outside.

Harvesting Marketer

This variety tends to mature and be ready for harvest in late spring.

Cucumber Marketer Etymology

Rare Geographic Heirloom cucumber from Connecticut. Parentage: Straight 8 x Vaughn. First released in 1942. 1

Marketer folklore & trivia

American cucumber, bred in 1942 by Associated Seed Growers, New Haven, Connecticut.

Other Names for Cucumber 'Marketer'

Heirloom Marketer, Cetriolo Marketer