Boston Pickling Cucumber (Cucumis sativus) Originally released in 1880 by Wood and Sons as 'the only pickler you will ever need to grow'. This is a very dependable variety that produces fruit over a long period of time with continued harvesting. The plants have blocky, bright green fruit with no spines making them ideal for pickling.
55-60 days to maturity
25 seeds per packet $3.95
Planting Instructions: Seed indoors 1/2 inch deep. Line out transplants after risk of frost has passed, spacing 5-6 seed apart. Direct seed in raised hills sowing 5-6 seeds 1/2 inch deep. Soil temperature should be at least 21 degrees Celsius. Space mounds 5-6 feet apart, thinning to 3 plants per mount. Cucumbers can be trellised.