Suyo Long Cucumber
- Ribbed, curving fruits grow up to 18 inches
- Thin skin and sweet flesh
- 65 days
- ±800 seeds/oz
This very traditional ribbed variety from China grows 10-18"-long on productive 5' vines that should be trellised, if you prefer straighter fruit. Thin skin and sweet flesh make this a great variety for fresh eating. Heat-tolerant, disease-resistant, and reported to be burpless. 65 days. ±800 seeds/oz.
Learn to Grow Suyo Long Cucumber
Direct Seed: 1" Deep
Seeds to Hill: 6-8 Seeds
Thin: To 3-4 Plants
Light: Full Sun
Instructions - When growing plants on a trellis, space seed 6-8" apart and thin plants as necessary; train plants to climb the trellis with an initial guidance. Alternatively, make 12" hills at least 6' apart. Plant 6-8 cucumber seeds per hill 1" deep. After germination, thin to 3-4 plants per hill. Can also be started indoors 2-4 weeks before last frost. Cucumbers benefit from steady moisture.
Ratings & Reviews
If I had to pick one cucumber this would be it
If I could recommend one cucumber this would be it. Tried this on a whim to try a new variety and it did not disappoint. Prolific, held up fairly well to summer heat and sun in zone 5/6, and wasn't affected by powdery mildew (which affected my other cucumbers directly to the right of it). Great as a fresh cucumber, but we preferred to use it as a pickling cuke and make 5 day pickles. The one plant I had ended up lasting until the first week in September and I plan on having two plants for this summer.