Homemade Pickles Cucumber
(Cucumis sativus) Grow your own pickles with this superior pickling cucumber. Compact, space-saving plants produce bountiful harvests of firm, blocky cucumbers reaching up to 6” long at maturity. For super crisp refrigerator pickles, harvest cukes around 3-4” in length, reserving the larger ones for use in refreshing cucumber salads. 55 days to harvest. 25 seeds per packet.
CULTURE: Direct sow seeds in spring after danger of frost has passed. Seeds should be sown 3-5 per hill with hills spaced at least 3' in all directions. After germination, thin to 3 plants per hill. Alternatively, seeds may be sown along a trellis with 12-24" final spacing between plants. Harvesting regularly promotes yield.