Early Fortune Cucumber

Rating:
95% of 100

55 days. Also called Special Dark Green, this is a super dependable garden cucumber that is sweet and almost never bitter. Slicing-type fruit grows 7 to 8 inches long, 2 inches in diameter. Originally selected out of Davis Perfect (now believed extinct) by George Starr in Royal Oak Michigan in 1906. Upon its release it was described as “the earliest and best white spine cucumber ever offered.”

  • 55 Days
  • Full Sun
  • Sprouts in 7-14 Days
  • Seed Depth: 1/2"
  • Ideal Temperature: 70-90 F
  • Plant Spacing: 18-36" 
  • Frost Hardy: No
  • Cucumis sativus

Growing Tips: Needs abundant soil moisture and rich soil. Some afternoon shade is beneficial in hottest summer weather. Trellis growing saves space. Harvest frequently to maintain production.

$2.75
Availability: Out of stock
Minimum Seed Count: 25
SKU
CU176
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