This remarkable cucumber is heavy yielding, produces quality fruit and grows on compact vines. Semi-dwarf plant larger than salad bowl hybrids but smaller than other varieties. It is disease resistant/tolerant to downy mildew, powdery mildew cucumber mosaic virus, anthracnose, angular leaf spot and scab. Fanfare is slim, has attractive dark green coloring and grows about 8-9 inches long. It is EXCEPTIONALLY FLAVORFUL. We recommend Fanfare for home gardens with limited space. It's flavor and attractive appearance should also make it a top seller for roadside stands and UK-pick operations. Mature in 63 days.
Planting guide: Plant after danger of frost in hills 4 to 6 feet apart. Plant seeds not over 1/2 inch deep 4 to 6 to the hill, pressing soil firmly over them. When plants are well established, thin to 3 to each hill. Plants can be started indoors and transplanted.
These items are useful when starting seeds indoors for transplanting:
Jiffy-7 Peat Pellets
Peat Pots, 2 1/4" round
Peat Pots, 3" round
3" square pots
4 1/2" round pots
For protecting your transplants against late, unexpected frosts choose between Hotkaps plant protectors and Wall O' Water plant protectors.
Everything you need to get your plants off to a great start!
|Plant Lighting:||Full Sun|
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|Botanical Name:||Cucumis sativus|
|Additional Characteristics:||AAS Winner in 1994!|