Grow a garden filled with Ashley Slicing Cucumbers, from freshly harvested Cucumis sativus seeds. Ashley Slicing is just that, a slicing variety of cucumber that can be enjoyed freshly cut, or added to garden salads. These cucumbers are grown on vines, producing 7 to 8 inch long, dark green fruits. An heirloom variety that dates back to 1956, Ashley Slicing is a great variety for humid conditions and is resistant to downy mildew as well.
Ashley Slicing is a prolific variety that performs well in hot climates. The vines grow quickly, taking up roughly 3 to 5 feet of land. You might consider providing your cucumber plants a trellis or other support to grow these vines vertically. The vining plants grow to a mature height of roughly 1 to 2 feet tall when grown without supports and produce oblong fruits on the ground. Ashley Slicing is ready for harvesting in about 65 days.
Cucumbers taste great in salads, and most varieties are pickled as well. There are several health benefits that you may be interested in learning about, when it comes to consuming cucumbers. Some of these benefits include, reduced risk of cancer, reduced inflammation, fresher breath and benefits in weight loss.
This Cucumber seed packet is 3.25″ x 4.50″ in dimension and includes a clear & colorful illustration on the front. It also includes detailed seed sowing instructions on the reverse side as well.
All Cucumber seeds sold by Seed Needs are Non-GMO based seed products and are intended for the current and the following growing season. All seeds are produced from open pollinated plants, stored in a temperature controlled facility and constantly moved out due to popularity.