'Sumter' is a Cucumber variety in the Cucumis genus with a scientific name of Cucumis sativus. 'Sumter' is considered a hybrid cultivar.
Flavorful, productive, and Very disease resistant! :)
Resists downy mildew, powdery mildew, anthracnose, angular leaf spot, scab, cucumber mosaic virus, and watermelon mosaic virus. 1
White spined pickler. Best harvested when small. 1Sumter grows as an Annual and is a Vegetable. Being an Annual, it tends to grow best over the course of a single year. Sumter normally reaches to a mature height of 11.7 inches (30.0 cm). This variety tends to bloom in late spring.
United States is believed to be where Sumter originates from.
Sumter 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 Sumter about 14 days after your last frost date.
Hybridized by Clemson Agricultural Experiment Station; Year of Registration or Introduction: 1973. Patent now expired, so this also may be considered OP. See trivia below for explanation. 1
Plant patents on hybrids only last 20 yrs, this is no longer patented, ever since 1994. Therefore, seeds have been saved (legally) and OP versions of this cultivar exist from such seedsaving. :)