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Plant Habit: Vine
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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Location: Norfolk, VA (USDA zone 8a)Date: 2012-07-02
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Courtesy Annie's Heirloom Seeds
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Posted by sallyg (central Maryland) on Apr 16, 2020 8:47 PM

This variety has grown well for me in Maryland and I really like the pickling type for taste.

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Plant Events from our members
thepurplebug On June 10, 2019 Seeds germinated
thepurplebug On June 4, 2019 Seeds sown
Seeds sown directly in the garden.
thepurplebug On May 7, 2019 Plant Ended (Removed, Died, Discarded, etc)
Freezing temps killed everything.
thepurplebug On May 5, 2019 Miscellaneous Event
Moved to back porch.
thepurplebug On March 18, 2019 Transplanted
Into 4-packs. Should have started in 4-packs or larger.
thepurplebug On March 9, 2019 Seeds germinated
thepurplebug On March 4, 2019 Seeds sown
20 seeds sown indoors in the upstairs bathroom. No grow lights. 68-72 degrees.
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