Cucumber 'King of Salad' is a high yielding variety producing long, green cucumbers with juicy, firm flesh. Fruits average 7-8" (18-20cm) in length and are perfect for slicing. Cucumber 'King of salad' is a delicious, very sweet cucumber that does not need peeling, as the skin is very tender. This variety is a good source of vitamin A, magnesium, phosphorus and manganese, and a very good source of vitamin C, vitamin K and potassium.
Cucumber King of Salad is resistant to scab and downy mildew. Parthenocarpic variety.
SOWING: Sow: May Harvest: July - September Height: 118 in (3m) Sun: Full sun Water: Medium Depth: 1 inch (2.5cm) Plant spacing: 8 - 40 inches / 20 - 90 cm
Cucumbers are not hard to grow if you provide good soil, plenty of moisture and full sun, wait for soil and weather to warm before planting, and use fabric row covers if pests are a problem.
Direct-sow seeds in a sunny spot after all danger of frost is past, or start indoors and transplant when the first true leaf appears.