SMR 58 - Pickling Cucumber
- 55 days.
- Vigorous vines of SMR Pickling Cucumber are very productive, bearing blocky cucumbers 6-8" long.
- Scab and cucumber mosaic resistant.
- An established and recommended pickling cucumber for northern gardens.
- Developed at the University of Wisconsin in 1959.
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, maintain soil temperatures of 70° to 80°. Regular, generous watering after the blossoms appear boosts yields and produces uniform, non-bitter fruits. Trellis vine types for straighter cucumbers and better production.