Cucumber, Straight Eight (Cucumis sativus)

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Cucumber, Straight Eight (Cucumis sativus)

Cucumber, Straight Eight, scientifically known as Cucumis sativus, a delicious and versatile vegetable that will add a crisp and cool touch to your garden. Also with its long and slender shape, this cucumber variety is a favorite for salads, pickling, and snacking. So, Growing up to 6 to 8 inches long, it forms a bountiful harvest of cucumbers, perfect for fresh summer dishes.

Cucumber plants also produce yellow flowers that are attractive to bees, making them beneficial for pollinators in your garden. Ideal for vegetable gardens and containers, this low-maintenance plant thrives in full sun and well-drained soil.

Embrace the goodness of Cucumber, Straight Eight, and enjoy the taste of homegrown delights straight from your garden, while supporting the health of pollinators in your garden ecosystem.

Fun Facts:

  • Botanical Name: Cucumis sativus
  • Height: 3-12ft
  • Life Cycle: Herb - Perennial
  • Color: Green
  • Bloom Season: Summer
  • Light Requirements: Full Sun
  • Hardiness Zones: 4-12

More importantly here is what you get!

At Finding Nectar, you can purchase Straight Cucumber (Cucumis sativus) in a 4 inch pot, grown from seed, without the use of systemic pesticides, and are nurtured in living soil. We prioritize the root health of our flowers rather than forcing them to bloom, giving them the best chance to flourish in your yard within the first year.

Here is why it's important

At Finding Nectar in Arvada, Colorado, we highly value pollinators' vital role in ecosystems and food supply. Therefore, we thoughtfully select plants, like the Straight Cucumber (Cucumis sativus), to support them.

These nectar-rich and pollen-filled plants nourish bees, butterflies, and more. By using our pollinator-friendly species, you actively preserve essential beings and create a thriving garden. Moreover, as a dedicated nursery serving the Front Range, you can shop worry-free about climate suitability.

Join us in creating a sustainable environment for both plants and pollinators! So, choose Finding Nectar for a greener future. Act now and make a difference with Finding Nectar!