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The Boston Pickling Cucumber is an heirloom variety that is excellent for pickling. This variety is also excellent for salads! Plant Boston Pickling Seeds in full or partial sun and enjoy strong yields of tasty cucumbers. Only 52 days from seed to smooth, bright-green, 3″ fruits. Very high yields. Bears continually if kept picked. Plants resist scab and are tolerant to cucumber mosaic. FAST FACTS Name Boston Pickling Cucumber Botanical Name Cucumis sativus Other Common Names Boston Cucumber Color Light Green Size 3-6″ long Days to Maturity 50-55 Days Sun / Shade Sun Hardiness Zones All Zones PLANTING INSTRUCTIONS: Direct sow seeds in well-drained soil in a sunny location after the threat of the last frost has passed. Plant 1″ deep, either in rows (2″ apart in rows 5-6′ feet apart) or in hills (3-6 seeds per hill, hills spaced 3-5′ feet apart). Starting seeds indoors is not recommended. These do best with direct sowing. Thin to 8-15″ apart in rows or 2-3 plants per hill. Snip off plants when thinning to avoid disturbing the roots of nearby plants.
Easy to grow.
Prolific producer, high production, high yields..
Open pollinated, non-gmo heirloom.
Great for making pickles.
Grows in all USDA Zones: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11