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Cucumber 'Marketmore 76'  

Cucumis sativus

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Marketmore 76 is a popular variety of Cucumber, which belongs to the Cucumis genus (Cucumis sativus 'Marketmore 76'). 'Marketmore 76' is considered a heirloom OP (open polliated) cultivar. Blooms appear in these approximate colours:   Yellow.

Hardy and apparently disease and pest resistant. Ideal for the garden and growing bags outside, shows good resistance to mildew. Source of vitamin C and vitamins.

A type of Vegetable, it mainly grows as an Annual plant - which means it typically only grows best for a single growing season. Normally reaching to a mature height of 3.28 feet (1.01 metres), Marketmore 76 grows with a climbing growth habit. This variety tends to bloom in late spring.

India is believed to be where Marketmore 76 originates from.

Marketmore 76 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.

This variety plant info is provided by the myfolia gardener's wiki. All details about Marketmore 76 have been kindly provided by our members.

How to grow Marketmore 76

  • Full Sun

  • High

This plant needs lots of water and continuously added supports to avoid creeping, rotting, and pests.

Approximate sowing to flowering time is 45-50 days with female flowers appearing about 2-3 weeks after that. Initial flowering consists mainly of male flowers that bloom, fall off, and regrow.

Marketmore 76 likes a position of full sun and remember to water often. Keep in mind when planting that Marketmore 76 is thought of as tender, so it is really important to ensure that the outside temperature is well above freezing before planting or moving outdoors. USDA Hardiness Zone 3 to 14 are typically the USDA Hardiness Zones that are appropriate for this plant (although this can vary based on your microclimate). Ensure your soil has a ph of between 5.5 and 6.8 as Marketmore 76 is a weakly acidic soil loving plant.

Growing Marketmore 76 from seed

Look to ensure a distance 11.7 inches (30.0 cm) between seeds when sowing - bury at a depth of at least 0.47 inches (1.2 cm) deep. Soil temperature should be kept higher than 16°C / 61°F to ensure good germination.

By our calculations, you should look at sowing Marketmore 76 about 14 days after your last frost date.

Transplanting Marketmore 76

Ensure that temperatures are mild and all chance of frost has passed before planting out, as Marketmore 76 is a tender plant.

Harvesting Marketmore 76

Eight to nine inch dark green cucumbers are ready for picking.

This variety tends to be ready for harvesting by late spring.

Other Names for Cucumber 'Marketmore 76'


Latest Cucumber 'Marketmore 76' Reviews

  • Basic green cucumber. Good smell! OK taste. Best eaten within three days of picking. Prolific and easy to tend. Had plenty to share with the neighbors since I was eating mostly Lemon Cucumbers instead.

    3 stars

    naturedance about growing Cucumber 'Marketmore 76'
  • Very poor performance, no disease. Maybe I didn’t treat them right but won’t be growing them again.

    1 stars

    seeingreen about growing Cucumber Marketmore 76
  • Very poor yield, compared to other varieties grown. Fruit are small and misshapen, do not fill out completely. Long growing time.

    1 stars

    SneIrish about growing Cucumis sativus - Cucumber 'Marketmore 76'

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