A widely adapted, high yielding, pickling cucumber that is suitable for hand or machine harvesting. Blocky, dark green fruits are straight with white spines and mature to a length of 3" by 1". It has a gyneocious flowering habit (plants produce almost all female flowers) so it must be interplanted with 10 to 15% pollinator plants. Disease resistant/tolerant to SCAB, CMV, DM, ANT, PM and ALS.
- Warm season annual
- Approx. 100-120 seeds in packet. (A seed will vary in weight and size within a given seed lot. The number of seeds stated is only an estimate.)
- Average 16,000 seed count per pound.
- Maturity: Approx. 52 days
- Planting season: Late spring to early summer
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Cultivation: Prepare fertile, well-drained soil. Sow seeds in late spring/early summer after last frost in a warm, sunny location. Or start seeds indoors and transplant when weather warms. Keep soil moist. Fertilize as needed. Train the vine to climb a vertical support for better air circulation and ease of harvest. Harvest when 3" long.
Please note: Maturity, adaptability and disease tolerance may differ under your specific climate and/or growing conditions.
Culinary tips: Excellent for pickling and fresh eating.