The Straight Eight cucumber is a tip-top slicing cucumber and, like its name suggests, is perfectly straight! This Slicing Cucumber is a remarkably uniform cucumber that has a small seed cavity and crisp, fine-grained flesh.


This variety is a heavy yielding cucumber and is an All-American selection in 1935. The Straight Eight is free from stippling and has a sweet and mild taste.

Straight Eight Cucumber Seeds

  • Germination

    7-14 days

    Days to Maturity

    50-75 days

    Plant Spacing

    8-10 inches

    Sowing Options:

    Start indoors 6-8 weeks before last frost


    Direct Sow after last frost date

  • 20 seeds

    *filled by weight