Cucumber National Pickling – Item #483


This popular pickling cucumber bears a concentrated, heavy set of small, blocky fruit with tender skins and crisp white flesh. Harvest regularly when fruit is 3-5″ for sweet or dill pickles. Resistant to cucumber mosaic virus.

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Additional information

Weight 15 g
Dimensions 0.25 × 4 × 4.875 in

Planting & Harvesting

Seed Depth: 1″ (3cm)

Plant Space: 24″ (61cm)

Row Space: 36″ (91cm)

Sprouts In: 7-14 days

Sow directly outdoors one week after last frost date. Cucumbers grow best when direct sown after soil has warmed to 70˚F. Prefers rich soil but will produce well in almost any garden with full sun and consistent watering. Start transplants indoors five weeks before last frost date.

Cucumbers have shallow roots and need to be evenly watered for best results. Feed monthly with compost or vegetable food. Pick regularly to encourage more fruit to set. Vines may be trellised to keep fruits off the ground.

Additional Information

Botanical Name: Cucumis sativus

Matures In: 53 days