Collier Cucumber

Cucumis sativus | SKU: 1569A
$3.25 to $44.00
  • Organic
  • Pale white to green tender skin
  • Fruits grow to 2-5 inches
  • Crisp, sweet flesh
  • 50-60 days
$3.25 to $44.00

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Donated to SSE in 1989 by Graham and Margaret Collier of Tennessee. Margaret’s parents acquired this variety from a group of migrant people traveling through Indiana sometime around 1910. Short, blocky fruit, 2-5" long, 1½-2" diameter. Pale white-green tender skin. Crisp, moist flesh. Subtle flavor is slightly sweet and not bitter. 50-60 days.

Direct Seed: 1" Deep

Seeds to Hill: 6-8 Seeds

Thin: To 3-4 Plants

Light: Full Sun

Instructions - Sow seeds outdoors in 12" diameter hills after the last frost when soil is warm. Space hills 6' apart in all directions. Can also be started indoors 2-4 weeks before the last frost for an earlier harvest. Cucumbers benefit from consistent moisture. Provide support for vines to save space.