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2024 Seed Catalog

Cucumber Boston Pickling Improved

CU00001

Boston Pickling Improved

Cucumber Seeds

(OP) 57 days

First offered in the 1880s, these cukes are still among the best to grow for making pickles due to their unrivaled crispness, uniform shape and smooth, bright green skin. Expect huge yields; pick when fruit is 2 to 6 inches long. Packet is 40 seeds.

40 seeds - $3.49
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Growing Boston Pickling Improved Cucumber Seeds

Bee introduces how to plant

Plant Cucumber Seeds: Sow cucumbers seeds indoors in cell packs or 2 in. pots 2-4 weeks before the last spring frost. Use 3 seeds per pot and do not thin. Kept at 70-90°F., germination is in 5-10 days. Transplant into the garden 2 ft. apart in rows 5-6 ft. apart. Can direct sow 5 seeds per foot, 1/2 to 1 in. deep in rows 5-6 ft. apart. Thin to 1 ft. apart.

Grow Cucumber: Plant cucumbers in rows, hills or on trellises. Good performers in large containers. Harvest frequently to keep the plants producing.

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