In spite of loving heat, they also like afternoon shade.
Heavy feeders. Keep well watered.
Cucumbers are usually divided into two types.
"Slicing cucumbers" are produced for fresh consumption. "Pickling cucumbers" are produced for eventual processing into pickles.
Slicing cucumbers are usually larger and have thicker skins, while pickling cucumbers are usually smaller and have thinner skins.
If cucumber beetles are a problem cover with a
Floating Bed Cover
a floating bed cover which promotes early growth and protects from pests which introduce viral disease and wilt. It also provides some frost protection.
Cucumis sativus W,H/Matures 7-10/Harvest 7-14/Yield 158-580/Spacing 12"