Snow's Fancy Pickling Cucumber

Cucumis sativus | SKU: 0618
$6.25 to $35.75
  • Dark green skin
  • Slender fruits grow to 5 inches
  • Thin flesh
  • 50-60 days
  • ±1,000 seeds/oz

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$6.25 to $35.75

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This cucumber lives up to its name, producing dark-green, petite, slender (5" long and 1-1½" wide), thin-skinned fruits well suited for pickling, eating fresh, and tossing in salads. Pick young and keep the plant harvested to encourage cucumber production throughout the season. This variety was selected from Chicago Pickling by J. C. Snow of the famous Snow Pickle Farm in Rockford, Illinois. Listed circa 1905 by Vaughan seed house of Chicago. 50-60 days. ±1,000 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.