- White-green skin matures to deep red-orange
- Fruit grows to 4 inches
- Rarely bitter, even when large
- 70 days
- ±850 seeds/oz
Introduced to SSE in 1982 by Clarice Cooper of Kansas and her late husband Auburn. Family heirloom dating to 1913 from Clarice’s grandfather Edmonson; still being maintained by Clarice. White-green blocky 4" fruits mature to a deep red-orange. Crisp and flavorful even when large; rarely bitter. Good for slicing, salads, and pickling. Hardy and prolific, disease and drought resistant. 70 days. ±850 seeds/oz.
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.