Cucumber (Cucumis sativus 'National Pickling') in the Cucumbers Database

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Vine
Life cycle: Annual
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Water Preferences: Mesic
Flower Color: Yellow
Bloom Size: Under 1"
Uses: Vegetable
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Propagation: Seeds: Self fertile
Pollinators: Various insects

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Posted by DonShirer (Westbrook, CT - Zone 6a) on Jul 17, 2015 7:57 AM

I don't pickle, but these are ok for eating fresh if you get them young. Just not my favorite salad cuke. If they get too large, they tend to turn an unattractive orange-yellow. Good yield.

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