Cucumber, Russian Pickling

Cucumis sativus
$2.99 to $44.00
SKU: 1532A
  • Organic
  • Smooth green skin
  • Sweet crisp flesh
  • 50-55 days
  • ±1,100 seeds/oz
$2.99 to $44.00

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First offered in the 1991 SSE Yearbook by Daniel L. Flyger from South Dakota who said the seed was brought to Hutchinson County, SD by Schwartzmeer Deutsch (aka Black Sea Germans) in the 1870s. Daniel originally received his seeds from his neighbor, Viola Neuharth. Early maturing smooth green pickling cucumber with a delicious sweet flavor and good crunch. 50-55 days. ±1,100 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.