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CUCUMBER, National Pickling - 99¢ Cent Heirloom Seeds: Heirloom,Bulk

CUCUMBER, National Pickling

Heirloom Cucumber Seeds

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$ 1.99
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$ 1.99
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Approximate seed count per packet ( 1.0g = 40 seeds )

National Pickling Cucumber (Cucumis sativus 'National Pickling'): Perfect for Homemade Pickles

Cultivate the ideal cucumbers for homemade pickles with National Pickling Cucumber (Cucumis sativus 'National Pickling'). Known for its compact size, crisp texture, and uniform shape, this cucumber variety is a favorite among pickle enthusiasts. Explore the characteristics and optimal growing conditions of National Pickling Cucumber for a successful harvest of cucumbers perfect for pickling.

Key Features:

  • Perfect Pickling Size: National Pickling Cucumbers are specifically bred for their ideal pickling size. The compact cucumbers have a uniform shape, making them convenient for slicing and packing into jars for pickling.
  • Crisp Texture: Enjoy the crisp and crunchy texture of National Pickling Cucumbers. Their firmness enhances the quality of homemade pickles, providing a satisfying bite with each crunch.
  • Uniform Shape: The uniform shape of National Pickling Cucumbers ensures consistent slices for pickling. This characteristic contributes to aesthetically pleasing and well-preserved pickles.
  • High-Yield Plants: National Pickling cucumber plants are known for their high yield. With proper care and optimal growing conditions, you can expect a prolific harvest of cucumbers for pickling.
  • Warm-Season Crop: National Pickling Cucumbers thrive as a warm-season crop, requiring temperatures above 70°F (21°C) for optimal growth. Planting them in the spring or early summer ensures favorable conditions for development.
  • Compact Growth Habit: The compact growth habit of National Pickling cucumber plants makes them suitable for gardens with limited space. Consider planting them in containers or small garden plots for easy cultivation.
  • Plant Size: Mature plants typically reach a height of 12 to 18 inches, creating a compact and productive presence in your garden.

Optimal Growing Conditions:

Cultivate the perfect cucumbers for pickling with National Pickling Cucumber using optimal growing conditions:

  • Soil: Well-drained, fertile soil with good organic content. National Pickling cucumbers thrive in soil that provides essential nutrients for robust growth and cucumber development.
  • Sunlight: Full sun is essential for National Pickling Cucumbers. Plant them in a location where they receive at least 6-8 hours of sunlight daily to promote healthy foliage and cucumber production.
  • Watering: Maintain consistent soil moisture for cucumbers. Regular watering is crucial, especially during hot weather, to support fruit development and prevent bitterness.
  • Support: Consider providing support for the cucumber vines, such as trellises or cages, to encourage upward growth and efficient space utilization.

Experience the joy of crafting your own pickles with National Pickling Cucumbers. Order your seeds today and savor the satisfaction of homegrown cucumbers perfectly suited for pickling.

National Pickling Cucumber Planting Information

Days to Germination: 7
Days to Maturity: 54
Planting Depth: 1"
Plant Spacing: 1-3'
Row Spacing: 3-6'
Approximate Seed Counts
Seeds per Oz. Seeds per Lb.
1000 16000
Current Seed Germination Data
Lot # Tested Germination Rate
P100432-7 2023-12-31 90%