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Cucumber 'Poinsett 76'

Cucumis sativus

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Poinsett 76 is part of the Cucumis genus and is a Cucumber variety. Its scientific name is Cucumis sativus 'Poinsett 76'. 'Poinsett 76' is considered a heirloom OP (open polliated) cultivar. Poinsett 76 grows as an Annual and is a Vegetable. Being an Annual, it tends to grow best over the course of a single year. Poinsett 76 normally reaches to a mature height of 11.7 inches (30.0 cm). Expect blooming to occur in late spring.

India is believed to be where Poinsett 76 originates from.

This plant tends to need a moderate amount of maintenance, so ensuring that you are aware of the soil, sun, ph and water requirements for Poinsett 76 Cucumber 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 Poinsett 76 have been kindly provided by our members.

How to grow Poinsett 76

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Plant in a location that enjoys full sun and remember to water often. Keep in mind when planting that Poinsett 76 is thought of as tender, so remember to wait until your soil is warm and the night time temperature is well above freezing before moving outside. Use USDA Hardiness Zone 3 - 14 as your guideline for the appropriate climate for this plant. Poinsett 76 requires a soil ph of 5.5 - 6.8 meaning it does best in weakly acidic soil.

Growing Poinsett 76 from seed

Try to aim for a seed spacing of at least 11.7 inches (30.0 cm) and sow at a depth of around 0.47 inches (1.2 cm). Soil temperature should be kept higher than 16°C / 61°F to ensure good germination.

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

Transplanting Poinsett 76

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

Harvesting Poinsett 76

Expect harvests to start to occur in late spring.

Other Names for Cucumber 'Poinsett 76'

Poinsett improved