Week 38 – September 16, 2019

Plant Information

Homemade Pickles Cucumber

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Plant Details:

Scientific Name: Cucumis sativus

Common Name: Pickling Cucumbers

Height: 8 - 10" (20 - 25cm)

Width: 48 - 60" (122 - 152cm)

Exposure: Sun

General Information: Bush-type plants bear medium, green fruit with small, white spines and solid core.
Harvest at 1.5 in. (3 cm) for baby sweets.
Good disease resistance.
55 days to maturity; 5-6 in. (13-15 cm).
Monoecious plants produce separate male and female flowers on the same plant.

Grower Information:

The name says it all – you can’t grow a better cucumber for pickling! Vigorous, semi-bush plants are perfect for small gardens and containers, yielding plenty of solid, crisp, 5 to 6-in. (13 to 15-cm) fruits. Also, good sliced fresh in salads.