The Straight Eight Cucumber is superstar, this classic has excellent flavor and is widely adapted. Pick when 8" long for top flavor. For perfect cukes, grow them on a fence or our space-saving Trellis Netting.Named for its perfectly straight, 8-inch long fruit, this slicing cucumber has long been prized for its high quality, flavor, and even, deep green color. Well adapted throughout the US. Vigorous, productive vines.