Cucumber Growing Info

 
Learning Download: How to Grow Cucumbers
 
When to Plant:
Direct sow in after any danger of frost has passed. Transplants can be started 3-4 weeks before last frost date.
 
Fertilizing:
Heavy feeders. Apply 3-5 lbs of 10-10-10 (N-P-K) fertilizer per 100 square feet of cucumbers during planting. When cucumber are 2 feet long side dress again with fertilizer.
 

 
 
Location: Planting Depth: Soil Type:
Full Sun 1/2-1″ Well drained, fertile soil, netural pH

 

 
  Seed Spacing Row Spacing Seeds per 100′ Yield per 100′ Seeds per Acre
Cucumber 12-24″ Slicing
8-12″ Pickling
5-6′ Slicing
3-6′ Pickling
100 125 lbs 11,000

 

Cucumber Seeds:
1 Ounce: 950 Seeds
1/8 Pound: 1,900 Seeds
1/4 Pound: 3,800 Seeds
1/2 Pound: 7,600 Seeds

1 Pound: 15,200 Seeds

* These are average cucumber seed counts.  Varieties can vary.
 

 
Conversions:
1 Pound = 16 Ounces
1 Acre = 43,560 square feet, or 435’x100′