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Cucumber Cucumis sativus

Cucumber has been planted 69 times by Growstuff members. Cucumber is an annual crop (living and reproducing in a single year or less)


Predictions

Annual

living and reproducing in a single year or less

Median lifespan

98

days

First harvest expected

81

days after planting

Last harvest expected

139

days after planting

Photos

Cucumber plantings

Baby cucumber 13 July 2013
Baby cucumber 13 July 2013
by neotoma
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IMG_20161010_181220
by shiny
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IMG_20161204_125500
by shiny
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DSC_6493
by shiny
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IMG_20161126_132743
by shiny
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IMG_20161126_132746
by shiny
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IMG_20161015_165825
by shiny

Cucumber harvests

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IMG_20161204_125642
by shiny
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IMG_20170109_181203
by shiny
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IMG_20170221_201009
by shiny
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IMG_20170408_113749
by shiny
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IMG_20180121_154944
by shiny
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IMG_20180122_191449
by shiny
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IMG_20180204_161948
by shiny
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IMG_20180204_161813
by shiny

Cucumber seeds

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IMG_20180425_112226
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Sunniness

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Planted from

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Harvested for

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Varieties

lemon cucumber

lemon cucumber

Cucumis sativus)

Crop Map

Only plantings by members who have set their locations are shown on this map.

What people are saying about cucumbers

[Bean](crop)s, [pea](crop)s and [corn](crop): remove husks and allow seeds to dry out – this may take a couple of weeks, then remove casings and store. [Pumpkin](crop)s and [melon](crop)s: seeds...

I've got seeds either on-hand or ordered for just about everything I'm starting from seed this year. I've been working out what I want to plant, and this is the plan I've come up with for the 72 sq...

I'm in Thornbury, in the inner northern suburbs of Melbourne, Australia. Our landlords won't let us replace the lawn with a veg garden, so we can only plant in containers. I'm on my usual sprin...

The first plant is a [cucumber](crop), Mexican sour [gherkin](crop), which I've grown from seed. Firstly, yay, the things I grew from seed this year have been way more successful than last year! ...

I had the first tiny strawberry of the season today! I'm looking forward to many more. Also, I transplanted a lot of seedlings into the community garden today: 2 [cucumber](crop)s, 3 [green bean...

photo of crop

How to grow cucumbers

Grown for: fruit (27)

Plant from: seed (27), seedling (19), (2), advanced plant (1)

Plant in: sun (51), semi-shade (13), (5)

Scientific names

  • Cucumis sativus

Alternate names

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