Cucumber, Straight Eight - Heirloom. A cucumber superstar. Pick when cucumbers are long for top flavor. Grow on a fence or space saving trellis netting. Sow seeds apart in rows, or plant seeds in groups (hills) 4 to apart. Approx 58 days to maturity.
Cucamelons: grape-sized watermelons that taste like cucumbers with a tinge of lime. wiki - Vernacular names include mouse melon, Mexican sour gherkin, cucamelon, Mexican miniature watermelon and Mexican sour cucumber
A 20 inch pot is large enough to grow cucumber plants. grow plants in a five-gallon pail or one bush type cuke in a deep pot. A rectangular planter box or window box is perfect for growing cukes on a trellis.
Cucumbers can be a tricky crop to grow for many gardeners. This guide will review the growing needs of cucumbers and some strategies for minimizing pest and disease so you can grow your best cucumbers.