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Summer Dance Cucumber (F1 Hybrid, 70 Days)

30 reviews

An elongated Japanese type cucumber, Summer Dance is notable in that every one of the fruit seems perfect. It is 10” long, 1” wide with a deep green color and smooth skin. Very vigorous grower, setting many lateral vines for high productivity. Resistant to both powdery and downy mildew. Flavor is sweet, mild, and refreshing, no need to peel. 

 25 seeds

PLANTING

Cucumis sativus

Germination: 4-10 days

Germination Temperature: Optimum soil temperatures 70-85ºF

Seed Sowing Depth: 1/2-1" deep

Sowing Indoors: 3-4 weeks before last frost. Provide 70-85ºF soil temperature. Sow 2-3 seeds per cell/pot. Sowing into individual biodegradable peat/cow pots reduces root damage when transplanting. Transplant 36-48" apart after last frost. 

Sowing Outdoors: Sow after last frost when soil temperature is over 70ºF. Sow a few seeds every 36-48". 

Harvest: Check and pick every day to keep the harvest flowing.

Tips: Plant in fertile soil, amended with compost or well rotted manure and keep well watered. Trellising the vines allows for good air circulation, takes up less space and provides shade for heat sensitive crops like lettuce. They benefit from growing on black plastic and by using row covers for weed, insect control, and more rapid growth.

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PW
08/27/2020
Patti W.
United States United States
I recommend this product
Summer Dance cucumber seeds

Very good. We received our seeds quickly and every one of the seeds I planted germinated. I would definitely order from Pinetree again. The summer dance cucumbers were good, but they didn't produce as much as the other type of cucumber we planted in our earth boxes. I think it might be because this summer has been so unusually hot and dry.

DE
08/20/2020
David E.
United States United States
I recommend this product
Seed purchase

Excellent! All seeds had a high germination rate.

A Pinetree Garden Seeds Customer
JN
08/17/2020
Joan N.
United States United States
I recommend this product
This will be my forever cucumber!

This is a great cucumber! Long and very tasty. Isn’t bitter. Seems to grow fast, too. I’ll order these seeds every year! Joan in Colorado.

CM
08/15/2020
Claudia M.
United States United States
I recommend this product
Summer dance

Extremely pleased with the staff.

MB
07/29/2020
Mary-Jo B.
United States United States
I recommend this product
My favorite cucumbers.

Out yeilds every other cucumber I've planted in the last 30 years. Almost seedless even over 10 inches. Picked at about 8 inches they make wonderful bread and butter pickles. The grandkids eat them right off the vine. My neighbors enjoy when I have more then I can use and put them ou by the road for free. I grow them on an 8 foot A-frame trellis my husband made for me so they grow nice and straight.