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Boston Pickling Cucumber Seed

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Pickle heaven. Vigorous vines produce large yields of smooth, symmetrical bright green fruit. Excellent for pickles — very crisp, thin-skinned and of high quality. Plant in compost-amended soil. Mulch and keep well watered. Trellis the vines for good air circulation, which can double as light shade for heat-sensitive crops like lettuce. Pick daily to keep new blooms/cukes forming.

  • Days to germinate: 4-13 days
  • Days to maturity: 55
  • Start indoors 3-4 weeks before last frost. Sow ½” deep in sterile planting medium
  • Transplant spacing: 36-48” (do not disturb roots when transplanting). If you’re trellising, the seed groups can be planted 24” apart.
  • Sow outdoors when temperatures reach 70º.
  • Seed spacing: Plant seeds in groups of 2-3, then another group 36” away (unless you’re trellising; see note just above)
  • Seed depth: 1/2”
  • Produce size: 3-7” each
  • Yield: About 5 lbs. per vine
  • Mature plant height: 4’ (or longer) vine
  • Suitable for container growing: No
  • Year of discovery: 1880

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