- Fruit grows to 12 inches
- Green-black skin
- Straight shape appeals to high grade markets
- 62-80 days
- ±900 seeds/oz
Introduced in 1927 by Jerome B. Rice Seed Company of Cambridge, New York. Preferred by market growers as a “straight pack” sort for shipment to high grade markets. Green-black tapered fruits are 12" long by 2½" in diameter. 62-80 days. ±900 seeds/oz.
Learn to Grow Longfellow Cucumber
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.
Ratings & Reviews
does well in n.w. florida
have grown the longfellow for 4 years or so now. they do well in n.w. florida and taste great.