Parthenocarpic. Taurus is a gourmet Japanese cucumber developed for greenhouse production that produces long straight fruit, even when grown in the field. Its attractive fruit have a glossy, deep green color and measure about 8-1/2 to 9"L x 1-1/4 to 1-1/2"W at full maturity. Taurus cucumbers have tender, mild skin and its crisp flesh has a delicious flavor. This variety is parthenocarpic (self pollinating) and does not require pollination in the greenhouse. Intermediate resistance to Powdery Mildew.
Approx 30 seeds
Depth: 1/2 inch
Spacing: 18-24 inches
Soil type: well draining
Sun: full sun
Days to harvest: 60 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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