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Marketmore Seeds
  • Marketmore Seeds


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Traditional dark green slicing cucumber with a mild flavour and consistent cropping. One of our favourites!


    Cucumis sativus


    70 Days


    Half-Hardy Annual

  • Plant Size

    Height Up To 300cm (118in) Spread Up To 45cm (18in)

  • Hardiness & Longevity

    Half-Hardy Annual

  • Ideal For

    Patio Kitchen Garden

  • Position In

    Full Sun


Marketmore Cucumber Seeds

[70 days] One of the most popular varieties of cucumber, Marketmore cucumbers produce everything one is wanting from a traditional cucumber: mildly sweet, straight fruits with dark green, protective skin. The fruits are up to 9” long and the plants produce over a long season, regardless of whether the weather is hot or cool. Highly disease-resistant and extremely reliable.

Awarded the RHS Garden Merit Award

Common Questions

Should I pick the flowers off of my Marketmore cucumber plants? If you allow the male flowers on a Marketmore cucumber to pollinate the female flowers then you can end of with a bitter-tasting cucumber. Picking off the male flowers once a week will eliminate the bitter compound called cucurbitacin.

Can you grow Marketmore cucumbers outside? Yes. Marketmore is one of the few cucumbers that will thrive inside a greenhouse or in the outdoors. Provide a trellis for climbing and a sunny spot in the garden or allotment and you will be rewarded with fresh outdoor-grown cucumbers.

How long are marketmore cucumbers? Marketmore produces beautiful, dark green cucumbers that grow to about 8 inches long. The plant produces new fruits all season even with regular picking and offers fruits that keep their size and shape even when in poor weather conditions.

Sow and Harvest Times

Plant out:

Product Features

Germination Time
7 - 14 Days
Sowing Method
Start in Pots or Trays
Days to Maturity
70 Days
Grow in Greenhouse
Number of Seeds Per Packet
Recommended Soil pH
5.0 - 6.0

General Advice & Support

Seed Starting. First Frost Dates


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