(63 days) Open-pollinated. Dr. Henry Munger’s classic cucumber for the ages, long the leading slicing variety in the Northeast. We still sell nearly 4,000 packets per year, making it our top-selling cuke! Dark green 8–8½" fruits show good uniformity. Vines vigorous throughout the season. Resistant to to CMV, DM, PM, and scab.
As multinationals work to dominate the market with their seed consolidations, a few small like-minded seed companies are cooperating to offer all our customers an alternative. By pooling our orders for organic Marketmore 76, we were able to offer a substantial contract to a single seed grower. We hope the result is better-quality seed and a fair price for everyone. This has been a long time coming and may be a sustainable model for the future of the seed trade. This is now a Supplier Code ①!
Update: As sometimes happens in life and growing cucumbers, the seeds we planted in spring did not bear as we had hoped come fall. Can you relate? The bad news is we have less Marketmore 76 Slicing Cucumber OG from our collective contract to offer than we had hoped for, hence only A sizes will be available. The good news is we have plenty from our usual sources (see Marketmore 76 - Organic) to supply everyone’s gardens this year. What about our grower? Our collective contract included a clause where we all shared risk with our grower and guaranteed them a minimum compensation regardless of outcome. We aim to treat our growers as partners and take the long view. Thank you for sharing in this collective journey of seed stewardship.
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