Cucumber, Japanese Climbing

Cucumis sativus
$2.99 to $7.75
SKU: 1191A
  • Organic
  • Fruits grow up to 9 inches
  • Crisp, slightly tart flavor
  • 58-65 days
  • ±950 seeds/oz
$2.99 to $7.75

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Japanese in origin; listed by J.M. Thorburn & Co. in 1894. A distinct climbing sort with strong grasping tendrils, ideal for growing on a trellis or fence but can also be grown on the ground. Tender, crisp, and slightly tart fruit up to 9" long. Excellent for both slicing and pickling. 58-65 days. ±950 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.