Single Packet of 90 Seeds
Grow the Marketmore 76 Cucumber, from freshly harvested Cucumis sativus seeds. Marketmore 76 will produce dark green, oblong fruits that measure anywhere between 7 to 9 inches long. Their light green flesh is mild, yet refreshing, making them a perfect slicing variety for salads. You can also enjoy them raw, dipping them in ranch or eating plain as well. The plants of this variety are high yielding, baring many fruits in a single season.
Marketmore 76 is a hardy selection that grows well in both cooler and warmer climates. The plants grow to a mature length of roughly 4 or 5 feet long, and about 12 inches tall. However, if grown vertically, you can save on garden space, just provide a support stake or trellis. In fact, it is scientifically proven that growing cucumbers in an upright position is best as it increases the airflow to your plants, leading to better yields. Harvest in roughly 60 to 65 days.
Cucumbers taste great in salads, and most varieties are pickled as well. There are several health benefits that you may be interested in learning about, when it comes to consuming cucumbers. Some of these benefits include, reduced risk of cancer, reduced inflammation, fresher breath and benefits in weight loss. For more information on the benefits of eating cucumbers such as this, check out this article.