WILD CUCUMBER

WILD CUCUMBER GROWS BEST IN

WILD CUCUMBER suitable for counties:
OREGON: Multnomah
OKLAHOMA: Cimarron
OHIO: Allen, Ashland, Ashtabula, Athens, Auglaize, Belmont, Brown, Carroll, Champaign, Clark, Clermont, Clinton, Columbiana, Coshocton, Crawford, Cuyahoga, Defiance, Delaware, Erie, Fairfield, Franklin, Fulton, Geauga, Hamilton, Hancock, Hardin, Harrison, Henry, Highland, Holmes, Huron, Jefferson, Knox, Lake, Licking, Logan, Lorain, Lucas, Madison, Mahoning, Medina, Meigs, Mercer, Montgomery, Morgan, Muskingum, Ottawa, Paulding, Pickaway, Portage, Putnam, Richland, Ross, Sandusky, Seneca, Stark, Summit, Trumbull, Tuscarawas, Van Wert, Washington, Wayne, Williams, Wood, Wyandot
NEW YORK: Albany, Allegany, Bronx, Broome, Cattaraugus, Cayuga, Chemung, Clinton, Columbia, Cortland, Delaware, Dutchess, Erie, Essex, Franklin, Greene, Herkimer, Jefferson, Livingston, Madison, Monroe, Montgomery, Nassau, Niagara, Oneida, Onondaga, Ontario, Orange, Oswego, Otsego, Putnam, Queens, Saratoga, Schenectady, St. Lawrence, Steuben, Suffolk, Sullivan, Tioga, Tompkins, Ulster, Warren, Washington, Westchester, Yates
NEW MEXICO: San Juan
NEW JERSEY: Bergen, Burlington, Cape May, Cumberland, Gloucester, Hunterdon, Mercer, Middlesex, Monmouth, Ocean, Somerset, Warren
NEW HAMPSHIRE: Carroll, Cheshire, Coos, Grafton, Hillsborough, Merrimack, Rockingham, Strafford, Sullivan
NEBRASKA: Adams, Antelope, Blaine, Boyd, Butler, Cass, Cherry, Cuming, Custer, Dawes, Dawson, Douglas, Dundy, Franklin, Hall, Hamilton, Harlan, Hayes, Howard, Morrill, Nemaha, Otoe, Pawnee, Platte, Red Willow, Richardson, Sarpy, Saunders, Scotts Bluff, Sherman, Sioux, Stanton, Webster
WASHINGTON: Asotin, Walla Walla, Whatcom, Whitman
VERMONT: Addison, Bennington, Chittenden, Franklin, Lamoille, Orleans, Rutland, Windham, Windsor
VIRGINIA: Fairfax, Prince William
UTAH: Cache, Salt Lake, Uintah, Utah, Wasatch, Weber
TEXAS: All counties
SOUTH DAKOTA: Buffalo, Clay, Codington, Corson, Custer, Fall River, Faulk, Hamlin, Harding, Hughes, Kingsbury, Lawrence, Lincoln, Marshall, Minnehaha, Pennington, Roberts, Spink, Tripp, Union
RHODE ISLAND: Bristol, Providence
PENNSYLVANIA: Adams, Allegheny, Armstrong, Beaver, Bedford, Berks, Blair, Bradford, Bucks, Butler, Cambria, Cameron, Carbon, Centre, Chester, Clearfield, Clinton, Crawford, Dauphin, Delaware, Elk, Erie, Fayette, Forest, Greene, Huntingdon, Indiana, Jefferson, Juniata, Lackawanna, Lancaster, Lawrence, Lebanon, Lehigh, Lycoming, McKean, Mercer, Monroe, Montgomery, Northampton, Northumberland, Philadelphia, Pike, Potter, Schuylkill, Snyder, Somerset, Susquehanna, Tioga, Union, Venango, Warren, Washington, Wayne, Westmoreland, Wyoming, York
WYOMING: Albany, Crook, Goshen, Johnson, Laramie, Platte, Sheridan, Weston
WISCONSIN: Adams, Ashland, Barron, Bayfield, Brown, Buffalo, Burnett, Calumet, Chippewa, Clark, Columbia, Crawford, Dane, Dodge, Door, Douglas, Dunn, Eau Claire, Florence, Fond du Lac, Forest, Grant, Green, Green Lake, Iowa, Iron, Jackson, Jefferson, Juneau, Kenosha, Kewaunee, La Crosse, Lafayette, Langlade, Lincoln, Manitowoc, Marathon, Marinette, Marquette, Menominee, Milwaukee, Monroe, Oconto, Oneida, Outagamie, Ozaukee, Pierce, Polk, Portage, Racine, Richland, Rock, Rusk, Sauk, Sawyer, Shawano, Sheboygan, St. Croix, Taylor, Trempealeau, Vernon, Vilas, Walworth, Washburn, Washington, Waukesha, Waupaca, Waushara, Winnebago, Wood
WEST VIRGINIA: Harrison, Jefferson, Lewis, Mineral, Monongalia, Ohio, Pocahontas, Raleigh, Randolph, Summers, Wetzel
ARIZONA: Coconino
ARKANSAS: All counties
CONNECTICUT: Fairfield, Hartford, Litchfield, New Haven, New London, Tolland, Windham
COLORADO: Adams, Alamosa, Arapahoe, Boulder, Denver, El Paso, Jefferson, Larimer, Logan, Montezuma, Ouray
DELAWARE: New Castle
DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA: District of Columbia
GEORGIA: All counties
IOWA: Adair, Boone, Cherokee, Dickinson, Lyon, Madison, Ringgold, Shelby, Sioux, Taylor, Webster
IDAHO: Ada, Adams, Canyon, Franklin, Gem, Idaho, Latah, Nez Perce, Oneida, Washington
ILLINOIS: Boone, Bureau, Carroll, Cass, Champaign, Cook, DeKalb, DuPage, Edgar, Grundy, Hancock, Henderson, Henry, Iroquois, Jo Daviess, Kane, Kankakee, Kendall, La Salle, Lake, Lee, Logan, Macoupin, Marshall, Mason, McHenry, McLean, Menard, Mercer, Morgan, Ogle, Peoria, Schuyler, St. Clair, Stark, Stephenson, Tazewell, Wabash, Warren, Whiteside, Will, Winnebago, Woodford
INDIANA: Allen, Blackford, Boone, Cass, Daviess, De Kalb, Fayette, Fountain, Fulton, Hamilton, Hancock, Howard, Huntington, Jasper, Kosciusko, La Porte, Lagrange, Lake, Lawrence, Marion, Marshall, Miami, Montgomery, Morgan, Newton, Noble, Owen, Parke, Porter, Pulaski, Putnam, Randolph, Shelby, Steuben, Tippecanoe, Union, Warren, Wayne, Wells, White, Whitley
KANSAS: Barber, Brown, Butler, Chase, Cherokee, Clay, Cloud, Coffey, Decatur, Dickinson, Doniphan, Douglas, Ellis, Geary, Greenwood, Jackson, Jefferson, Jewell, Labette, Leavenworth, Lyon, Marion, Marshall, Miami, Morris, Nemaha, Neosho, Osborne, Ottawa, Pottawatomie, Riley, Rooks, Saline, Shawnee, Sheridan, Wilson
KENTUCKY: Ballard, Carlisle, Fayette, Fulton, Hickman, Jefferson, Marshall, McCracken, McLean, Rowan, Union, Woodford
MASSACHUSETTS: Barnstable, Berkshire, Bristol, Essex, Franklin, Hampden, Hampshire, Middlesex, Nantucket, Norfolk, Suffolk, Worcester
MARYLAND: All counties
MAINE: Androscoggin, Aroostook, Cumberland, Hancock, Kennebec, Knox, Lincoln, Oxford, Penobscot, Piscataquis, Sagadahoc, Somerset, Waldo, Washington, York
MICHIGAN: Alcona, Allegan, Alpena, Arenac, Baraga, Barry, Bay, Benzie, Berrien, Branch, Calhoun, Cass, Charlevoix, Cheboygan, Chippewa, Clinton, Delta, Dickinson, Emmet, Gogebic, Grand Traverse, Gratiot, Hillsdale, Houghton, Huron, Ingham, Iron, Isabella, Kalamazoo, Kent, Keweenaw, Lapeer, Leelanau, Lenawee, Livingston, Mackinac, Macomb, Marquette, Mecosta, Menominee, Monroe, Montcalm, Muskegon, Newaygo, Oakland, Oceana, Ontonagon, Osceola, Saginaw, Shiawassee, St. Clair, St. Joseph, Tuscola, Washtenaw, Wayne
MINNESOTA: Aitkin, Anoka, Beltrami, Benton, Big Stone, Blue Earth, Brown, Carlton, Carver, Cass, Chippewa, Chisago, Clay, Clearwater, Cook, Crow Wing, Dakota, Dodge, Douglas, Faribault, Fillmore, Freeborn, Goodhue, Hennepin, Houston, Isanti, Itasca, Jackson, Kanabec, Kandiyohi, Kittson, Koochiching, Lac qui Parle, Lake of the Woods, Lyon, McLeod, Meeker, Mille Lacs, Morrison, Mower, Norman, Olmsted, Pennington, Pine, Pipestone, Polk, Pope, Ramsey, Red Lake, Renville, Rice, Rock, Roseau, Sherburne, Sibley, St. Louis, Stearns, Steele, Stevens, Swift, Todd, Wabasha, Wadena, Waseca, Washington, Wilkin, Winona, Wright
MISSOURI: Bates, Boone, Caldwell, Carroll, Cass, Clay, Daviess, DeKalb, Gentry, Greene, Grundy, Harrison, Holt, Jackson, Jasper, Johnson, Lafayette, Livingston, Moniteau, Nodaway, Pettis, Platte, Putnam, Ray, Saline, Shelby, St. Charles, St. Louis, Sullivan
MONTANA: Cascade, Dawson, Gallatin, Madison, Powell, Wibaux
NORTH CAROLINA: Watauga
NORTH DAKOTA: Barnes, Bottineau, Burke, Burleigh, Cass, Divide, Dunn, Eddy, Emmons, Golden Valley, Grand Forks, Griggs, Hettinger, LaMoure, Logan, McHenry, McKenzie, McLean, Mercer, Morton, Mountrail, Pembina, Ransom, Richland, Sargent, Slope, Stark, Steele, Stutsman, Walsh, Ward, Williams
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Drought Tolerance : - - Frost Free Days, Minimum : - -
Temperature, Minimum (°F) : - - Palatable Human : - -
Bloom Period : - -
SHOW ALL PLANT CHARACTERSTICS

Physiology

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Bloat : - - C:N Ratio : - -
Coppice Potential : - - Fall Conspicuous : - -
Fire Resistance : - - Flower Color : - -
Flower Conspicuous : - - Foliage Color : - -
Foliage Porosity Summer : - - Foliage Porosity Winter : - -
Foliage Texture : - - Fruit Color : - -
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Height, Mature (feet) : - - Known Allelopath : - -
Leaf Retention : - - Lifespan : - -
Low Growing Grass : - - Nitrogen Fixation : - -
Resprout Ability : - - Shape and Orientation : - -
Toxicity : - -

Reproduction

Bloom Period : - - Commercial Availability : - -
Fruit/Seed Abundance : - - Fruit/Seed Period Begin : - -
Fruit/Seed Period End : - - Fruit/Seed Persistence : - -
Propogated by Bare Root : - - Propogated by Bulbs : - -
Propogated by Container : - - Propogated by Corms : - -
Propogated by Cuttings : - - Propogated by Seed : - -
Propogated by Sod : - - Propogated by Sprigs : - -
Propogated by Tubers : - - Seeds per Pound : - -
Seed Spread Rate : - - Seedling Vigor : - -
Small Grain : - - Vegetative Spread Rate : - -

Growth Requirements

Adapted to Coarse Textured Soils : - - Adapted to Medium Textured Soils : - -
Adapted to Fine Textured Soils : - - Anaerobic Tolerance : - -
CaCO3 Tolerance : - - Cold Stratification Required : - -
Drought Tolerance : - - Fertility Requirement : - -
Fire Tolerance : - - Frost Free Days, Minimum : - -
Hedge Tolerance : - - Moisture Use : - -
pH (Minimum) : - - pH (Maximum) : - -
Planting Density per Acre, Minimum : - - Planting Density per Acre, Maximum : - -
Precipitation (Minimum) : - - Precipitation (Maximum) : - -
Root Depth, Minimum (inches) : - - Salinity Tolerance : - -
Shade Tolerance : - - Temperature, Minimum (°F) : - -

Use

Berry/Nut/Seed Product : - - Christmas Tree Product : - -
Fodder Product : - - Fuelwood Product : - -
Lumber Product : - - Naval Store Product : - -
Nursery Stock Product : - - Palatable Browse Animal : - -
Palatable Graze Animal : - - Palatable Human : - -
Post Product : - - Protein Potential : - -
Pulpwood Product : - - Veneer Product : - -

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