Long Green Improved Cucumber is a strong, vigorous producer of 10" long cucumbers. Some will exceed 12" and more. Excellent for slicing or picked smaller for pickling. Very solid and crisp.
The standard general purpose variety, excellent for both slicing and picking. the fruits are 12-14" long, about 3" thick, straight, tapered a little toward the stem end, and colored a rich green with black spines. The young cukes are splendid for pickling, the full-grown ones for slicing and the rip yellow ones for sweet pickles. the fruits mature almost as rapidly as smaller varieties, and the vines are prolific. Very popular for the home garden."
Soak seeds overnight before planting either individually in rows or hills of 3-6 seeds each. Tighter spacing and higher yields can be achieved through trellising the plants on fences or poles. Continually harvesting will keep the plant producing new fruits. Heirloom cucumbers do not like acidic soil! Heirloom cucumbers love warm weather. To get an earlier heirloom cucumber crop start indoors 3-4 weeks before last frost. Heirloom cucumbers are thirsty! Never let them go dry. Heirloom cucumbers are over 95 % water.
Height: 18-24 in. (45-60 cm)
Spacing: 15-18 in. (38-45 cm)
Sun Exposure: Full Sun
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Very popular for the home garden.
Splendid for pickling.
The flesh is white, solid and crisp, with a choice flavor.
Strong, vigorous producer of 10" long cucumbers
Great in salads or as a side dish.