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Cucumber Types & Terminology | Johnny's Selected Seeds
Familiarizing yourself with the terminology regarding cucumber types leads to better understanding of the differences in cucumber flowering habits, productivity, and eating qualities. Johnny's cucumber product manager and trialing tech help define terms and what they mean to you as a grower, in terms of pollination needs and other factors. Preference for one type over another varies by individual and by market. Read More
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Greenhouse Cucumber Production Guide | Tech Sheet (PDF)
With the introduction of high-yielding, disease-resistant cucumber varieties, greenhouse production is an increasingly important source of this crop. Full-size slicing, pickling, snack, and long European types are all being successfully grown under protected cover. While these structures offer an improved environment for growth, certain cultural practices must be maintained best results and yields.This Technical Production Guide provides detailed information on cultural best practices to ensure successful production of premium greenhouse cucumbers. Read More
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Pickling Cucumber Varieties | Comparison Chart (PDF) | Johnny's Selected Seeds
Compare relative sizes, shapes, and other distinguishing features of our pickling cucumber varieties. Dimensions may vary significantly due to culture and environmental conditions. Read More
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Comparison Chart | Pickling; Slicing; Seedless & Thin-Skinned; & Specialty Cucumber Varieties (PDF)
Cucumber Comparison Chart of Johnny's Pickling, Slicing, Seedless and Thin-skinned, and Specialty Varieties. Use this chart to compare relative size, color, shape, and fruit surface. Available in a number of seed type variants. Read More
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Cucumber Beetle Lure Instructions | Tech Sheet (PDF)
Follow these simple instructions for using Johnny's Cucumber Beetle Lure for enhanced protection from this common pest of cucurbits (e.g., squashes, cucumbers, melons, pumpkins). See instructions for units needed per area to be monitored, replacement requirements, and efficacy time. Read More
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Video: How to Prune Trellised Cucumbers to Optimize Yield & Reduce Disease Pressure
Pruning the lateral growth points between the leaf, tendril, and developing fruit of trellised cucumber plants encourages upward growth and helps optimize yield. Read More
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Greenhouse Cucumber Varieties | Comparison Chart (PDF)
View and compare key distinguish features of Johnny's selection of best-performing greenhouse cucumber varieties: Quirk, Unistars, Excelsior, Picolino, Katrina, Corinto, Socrates, and Poniente. Dimensions may vary significantly due to culture and environmental conditions... Read More
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Field-Grown Cucumber Varieties | Comparison Chart (PDF)
A downloadable, printable PDF version of our Field-Grown Cucumber Variety Comparison Chart. Read More
Key Growing Information
Cucumbers | Key Growing Information
Written by our research team, this reference contains the essential information for growing cucumbers from seed: how to sow, transplant, trellis, prune, and harvest cucumbers. Read more for a successful harvest! Read More
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Video: How to Grow Cucumbers • From Seed to Harvest
Year-round Nova Scotian gardener and author Niki Jabbour lends her expertise on how to grow 'Corinto' cucumber, our easy-to-grow slicer that's early, productive, and disease resistant. Read More
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Cucumber Grafting | Advantages, Materials & Technique
Illustrated step-by-step technique, tips, and guidelines to get you started top-grafting cucumbers to maximize yield and ROI, with Johnny's Vegetable Trial Technician, Nate Gorlin-Crenshaw. Read More
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How to Top-Graft Cucumbers | Tech Sheet (PDF)
Follow the steps in this Tech Sheet for best results with top-grafting greenhouse cucumbers onto an interspecific squash cross rootstock to reach earlier harvests, improve plant health and stress tolerance, and increase net income. Read More
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