Very high-yielding vines feature blocky fruit that is crispy and tender-skinned. It holds its quality longer than most varieties. A top-notch selection for pickling when harvested young.
In full sun, sow 5 seeds over a hill 12 inches tall and 2 feet across with well-drained soil. For smaller gardens, plant alongside fence or trellis. When plants are 2 inches tall, thin to 3 plants per hill. Plant at 3 week intervals up to midsummer for fresh cucumbers all season. Keep fruits picked.
Plant cucumber seed only after all danger of frost is past and ground is warm. They need lots of sunshine and water. Keep weeds to a minimum with a straw or leaf mulch.
- Days to Germination: 8 - 10 days
- Planting Depth: 1/2 inch
- Days to Harvest: 55 days
- Spacing Hills/Rows: 4 feet / 6 feet
- Availability for seeds is limited after August 1st
- Seeds carry a listed package expiration date of 12/31