Cucumis sativus (55 days) Extra-tasty, firm and tender-sweet, this cucumber is a multi-purpose canning or slicing cucumber. A disease resistant, solid, crisp cucumber, originally bred for pickling, Homemade Pickles will provide you with perfect homemade pickles for your canning efforts! Harvest them at 1 1/2 inches for baby dills or sweets, or at 4-6 inches for spears or bread and butter pickles. The vigorous but compact 4-5 foot vines will remain productive when consistently picked for your canning and eating pleasure.
Direct-seed 1/2" deep, 9-12” apart in full sun after danger of frost is past, or start indoors 4-6 weeks before the last frost; transplant when the first true leaf appears. Can be trellised or caged. Pick promptly for consistent fruit set.