This very traditional ribbed variety from Japan grows 10-18″-long on productive 7′ 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. maturity 65 days from transplant.
Learn to Grow Japanese Soyu Long Cucumber
Direct Seeds: 6″ Apart
Seed Depth: 1″
Gemination: 5-7 Days
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. Can also be started indoors 2-4 weeks before last frost. Cucumbers benefit from steady moisture.