An American slicer blend of both Gynoecious and Monoecious types that will proudce an abudunce of nearly identical fruit. Givorous plants produce attractive, straight, dark green fruit. Can be grown on the ground or trellised on short stakes. NOTE: Gynoecious plants have all female flowers and will not bear fruit unless pollen is provided by a Monoecious plant. Due to the need for a pollen source, Diomede is best planted iwth multiple plants to ensure fruit set. As a result, Diomede is not suitable for single plant sales in garden centers.
Mid to Early Summer
Cylindrical I 8"-9"
Days To Harvest From Transplant:
52 days from sow
High Disease Resistance:
Ccu (Scab and bummosis caused by Cladasporium cucumerinum) I Px (Powdery mildew caused by specific races of Sphaerotheca fuliginea) I PRSV (Papaya Ringspot Virus) I WMV (Watermelon Mosaic Virus) I ZYMV (Zucchini Yellow Mosaic Virus)
Intermediate Disease Resistance:
Pcu (Downy mildew caused by Pseudoperonospora cubensis) I CMV (Cucumber Mosaic Virus) I Psl (Angular leaf spot caused by angualr leaf spot)
Where resistances have numbers listed after the abbreviation, specific races of identified pathogens are indicated to the right of the colon. In cases where specific races or strains are not noted, the variety is resistant to some, but not necessarily all known races or strains of the pathogen. For complete disease resistance information, please visit ROGERSDiseaseCodes.com