Organic Russian Pickling Cucumber, 1870 Heirloom

$3.25 $3.75 -14% OFF

Organic Russian Pickling Cucumber, 1870 Heirloom

$3.25 $3.75 -14% OFF
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The Seed Savers Exchange - This early-maturing, smooth-green pickling cucumber has a sweet flavor and good crunch. Shared with Seed Savers Exchange by Daniel L. Flyger—who received it from his neighbor Viola Neubarth—this variety was reportedly brought to Hutchinson County, South Dakota, by the Schwartzmeer Deutsch (Black Sea Germans) in the 1870s. 50-55 days. ±1,100 seeds/oz.

  • Organic & Open-Pollinated
  • Smooth green skin
  • Sweet crisp flesh
  • 50-55 days
  • 25 Seeds per packet

  • Instructions - When growing plants on a trellis, space seed 6-8" apart and thin plants as necessary; train plants to climb the trellis with initial guidance. Alternatively, make 12" hills at least 6' apart. Plant 6-8 cucumber seeds per hill 1" deep. After germination, thin to 3-4 plants per hill. Can also be started indoors 2-4 weeks before the last frost. Cucumbers benefit from steady moisture.

    Direct Seed: 1" Deep

    Seeds to Hill: 6-8 Seeds

    Thin: To 3-4 Plants

    Light: Full Sun

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