Growing Wisconsin SMR Cucumber Garden Seeds
- Latin Name: Cucumis sativus
- Other Names:
- Days to Maturity: 55 days
- Hardiness Zone: 3-12
- Planting Depth: 1"
- Plant Spacing: 18"
- Row Spacing: 5'
- Growth Habit: Vine
- Soil Preference: Well drained, temperature between 65 and 75 degrees.
- Temp Preference: Warmer
- Light Preference: Full Sun
- Diseases/pests: Susceptible to corn wireworms, cutworms, and fungal diseases
- Color: Dark Green
- Flavor: Sweet
Seeds Per Package:
- 3 g - Approximately 105 Seeds
- 1 oz- Approximately 1,000 Seeds
- 4 oz - Approximately 4,000 Seeds
- 1 lb - Approximately 16,000 Seeds
- 5 lb - Approximately 80,000 Seeds
- 25 lb - Approximately 400,000 Seeds
Wisconsin SMR cucumber seeds need full sun and should be planted in warm soil with a pH level between 6 and 6.8. Sow the seeds an inch deep with 36 inches between plants. If you are using a trellis, a foot between plants is adequate. Cucumbers will need regular watering while growing. When ready to harvest, cut the Wisconsin SMR cucumbers at the stem.