58 days. The Straight Eight cucumber is an early variety of cucumber that is sweet and tender. The Straight Eight is large with a small seed cavity. Since this variety is mature in just fifty eight days, a steady harvest can be achieved by planting regularly throughout the season. AAS Winner. 8 inch fruits are dark green with white spines and small
seed cavity. Very vigorous.
Latin Name: Cucumis sativus
Days to Maturity: 55-60
Days to Germination: 3-10
Seeding Depth: 1"
Plant Spacing: 36-48"
Row Spacing: 36-48"
Plant Height: 6-12"
Growth Habit: Vining
Soil Preference: Loamy, sandy, fertilized, well drained
Temperature Preference: 65-85 °F
Light Preference: Full sun
Straight Eight Color: Softer green skin compared to some dark slicing cucumbers
Straight Eight Flavor: Sweet and crunchy