Cucumber Thai Five Star

Price: $2.50
 

Dark green with five light streaks emanating from flower end, 6”-9” fruit; great slicer! Good yields! Excellent flavor. A favorite slicing cucumber.  These cucumbers produce large fruits which are traditionally cut into slices for use in salads and as a garnish. They are a fast growing crop under good growing conditions.

Cucumber – Snow Pickling – Cucumis sativus

Soil & Water: Plant cucumbers in hills or mounds with plenty of added organic matter. Sow 6-7 seeds in a hill. Once the seedlings sprout, thin to the 3 best vines.

Planting & Growing: In cool regions, start seeds indoors 10-14 days before the last frost, or sow seeds directly when the soil is at least 70F. Plant seeds 18″ apart if trellised or 36″ apart if left to sprawl.

Harvesting & Storage: Harvest when the fruit is small to medium-sized for best flavor. Keep harvesting fruit, even if misshapen, to keep vines productive.

 

  • Soil Temperature: 70-95F
  • Planting Depth: 1/2″
  • Germination: 3-10 Days
  • Height At Maturity: 1′-4′
  • Days To Maturity: 55-60 Days
  • Sun/Shade: Full Sun
  • Spacing After Thinning: 18″-48″
  • Approx Seeds per packet: 25