80 seeds. 55 days. Cucumis sativus. Annual.
Cucumber 'National Pickling' is ideal for making those dill pickles you have been craving. This 1924 American heirloom is good for fresh eating as well. You can pick the cucumbers up to 6 inches.
Sowing Cucumber Seeds:
Sow seeds outdoors after the last frost date, 1/2 inch deep. Or start indoors 3 weeks before the last frost date. Sow in hills 4–6 feet apart or in rows 2 feet apart. Thin to 3 plants per hill. Full sun.
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