Adam Cucumber

Adam Gherkin Cucumber F1

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Hybrid Organic   

  • 47-50 days. Extremely productive European picklling cucumber. Grows 3”-5” in length.
  • Parthenocarpic and gynoecious it sets well in cool weather and continues setting over the entire season.  
  • Short productive plants produce volumes of crisp & sweet early, dark-green fruits suitable for both pickling and fresh eating.
  • Disease resistance to powdery mildew and scab.  Pollination is unnecessary, excellent variety for home greenhouse.

Planting Directions:  Sow seed in spring after all danger of frost is past and the soil temperature is between 60° to 95°.  Plant seed 1/2” to 1” deep in hills of  4-6 seeds spaced 2-3’ apart. Prepare the soil in early spring incorporating rich compost or a general garden fertilizer as soil requires. Sow transplants indoors 4 weeks before setting out in the garden. Cucumber is a warm weather vegetable requring constant soil temperatures of  70° to 80°. Regular, generous watering after the blossoms appear boosts yields and produces uniform, non-bitter fruits. Trellis for straighter cucumbers and better production.

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Parthenocarpy involves fruit formation, without seed formation. In other words,  it is the formation of fruit without being fertilized which results in a seedless fruit

Gynoecious means that this cucumber was bred to produce more female flowers thus increasing the production of cucumbers.