SMR 58 - Pickling Cucumber

SMR 58 - Pickling Cucumber

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  • Heirloom. Open pollinated. 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 pickler for northern gardens.

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.