Pickling: Bush Pickle, Calypso Hybrid, Wisconsin SMR 18
Slicing: Sweet Slice Hybrid, Marketmore 76
Mild Flavor: Euro-American Hybrid, Sweet Success Hybrid, Jet Set Hybrid
Compact Plant Slicers: Pot Luck Hybrid, Bush Champion, Salad Bush Hybrid
Rows: space plants placing one seed every 2" to 8" in rows 4' to 5' apart.
Hills: plant 5 to 8 seeds per hill. When plants emerge, cut off weaker plants leaving only 2 to 3 per hill. Allow 3' to 6' between hills.
Beds: place hills in beds following spacing for hills above.
Containers: Place seeds as described above for rows or hills. Use bush-type cucumbers which require less room or grow plants on cages or on trellises.
Cucumbers grow best in soil that is rich in organic matter.