Poniente is the best long European type (LET) to grow in protected culture conditions. The 12-13” fruit are formed on vigorous vines that set 2 fruit per node. Dark green, smooth skin, and sweet cucumber flavor will provide great consumer appeal. High Resistance to Scab. Intermediate resistance to Cucumber Mosaic Virus, Cucumber Vein Yellowing Virus, Cucumber Yellowing Stunting Disorder, and Powdery Mildew.
Approx 30 seeds
Depth: 1/2 inch
Spacing: 18-24 inches
Soil type: well draining
Sun: full sun
Days to harvest: 55 days
Hardiness Zones: 4-12
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.
Hand harvested and packed for the 2023 season. We are a small batch grower, so limited quantities are available.
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