Cucumber Parisian Gherkin Organic Seeds

Cucumber Parisian Gherkin Organic Seeds

Cucumis sativus var. sativus (hybrid)

Item #3085

50 days. Gherkins are tiny cucumbers used for pickles, and these are the best! Pickle them at 2" for French cornichons ("little horns"), or any other kind at 3"-4" long. Also enjoy whole in salads for a unique presentation. 24" semi-vining plants are ideal for small garden spaces and containers. Excellent disease resistance to scab and cucumber mosaic virus; tolerant to powdery mildew. A 2015 All-America Selections winner.

This packet sows up to 10 ft. of trellised cucumbers.

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Days to Emerge:
5-10 days

Seed Depth:
1/2"

Seed Spacing:
A group of 2 seeds
every 12"

Row Spacing:
3'

Thinning:
When 3 leaves,
thin to 1
plant every 12"


When to sow outside: RECOMMENDED. 1 to 2 weeks after average last frost, and when soil temperature is at least 60°F, ideally 70°-90°F.

When to start inside: 2 to 4 weeks before average last frost. Cucumbers are sensitive to root disturbance; sow in biodegradable pots.

Harvesting: Harvest at gherkin size in just 50 days.



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