Cucumber Straight Eight Elite Hybrid – Item #544


Straight Eight Elite F1 is an improved, burpless variety of the ever-popular Straight Eight heirloom cucumber. A very reliable producer of 8″ long fruits, with resistance to cucumber mosaic virus, powdery mildew, downy mildew, and scab.

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Additional information

Weight 1.5 g
Dimensions .125 × 3.25 × 4.5 in

Planting & Harvesting

Seed Depth: 1″ (3cm)

Plant Space: 24″ (61cm)

Row Space: 36″ (91cm)

Sprouts In: 7-14 days

Cucumbers grow best when direct sown after last spring frost when soil has warmed to 70°F. Prefers rich soil, but will produce well in almost any garden with full sun. Start transplants indoors five weeks before last frost date.

Cucumbers have shallow roots and need consistent watering for best production. Feed monthly with compost or fertilizer.

Additional Information

Botanical Name: Cucumis sativus

Matures In: 60 days

Attributes: burpless slicing variety