Straight Eight is part of the Cucumis genus and is a Cucumber variety. Its scientific name is Cucumis sativus 'Straight Eight'. 'Straight Eight' is considered a heirloom cultivar.
Straight Eight produces straight, smooth dark green fruits. Vigorous grower with continuous yields.
Mosaic virus resistant.Straight Eight grows as an Annual and is a Vegetable. Being an Annual, it tends to grow best over the course of a single year. Normally reaching to a mature height of 11.7 inches (30.0 cm), Straight Eight grows with a climbing growth habit. This variety tends to bloom in late spring.
United States is believed to be where Straight Eight originates from.
Straight Eight 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 Straight Eight about 14 days after your last frost date.
Ready in 52 days.This variety tends to be ready for harvesting by late spring.
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