Cucumber, Early Fortune

Cucumis sativus
$1.80 to $13.00
SKU: 0365A
  • Organic
  • Fruits grow up to 8 inches
  • Dark green skin
  • 55-60 days
  • ±1,100 seeds/oz
$1.80 to $13.00

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(aka Special Dark Green) Introduced around 1910 by the Jerome B. Rice Seed Company of Cambridge, New York. Originated with George Starr of Royal Oak, Michigan, who discovered it in a crop of Davis Perfect (now extinct). Fruits measure 8" long. 55-60 days. ±1,100 seeds/oz.

Learn to Grow it

Direct Seed: 1" Deep

Seeds to Hill: 6-8 Seeds

Thin: To 3-4 Plants

Light: Full Sun



Instructions - Sow seeds outdoors in 12" diameter hills after the last frost when soil is warm. Space hills 6' apart in all directions. Can also be started indoors 2-4 weeks before the last frost for an earlier harvest. Cucumbers benefit from consistent moisture. Provide support for vines to save space.