Boston Pickling cucumbers are known for their continuous yield and firm, crunchy flesh that holds the flavor of the brine
Compact cucumber varieties are perfect for small spaces and containers; while their growing season is shorter, continuous planting can increase the yield.
Calypso pickling cucumbers are disease-resistant, high-yielding, and great for both fresh eating and pickling; grow them on a trellis for convenience.
The large leaves on a cucumber plant provide shading for the developing fruits.
H-19 is a compact pickling cucumber that yields plenty of fruit from its multiple vining branches, making it ideal for small gardens and containers.
Developed by the National Pickle Packers Association, which produces short, thick cucumbers throughout the season that are perfect for packing into jars
Highly productive pickling cucumber variety favored by midwesterns and recommended for trellising to facilitate easy harvesting and straight fruit growth.
Boothby family's creamy-skinned heirloom cucumbers have black spines, mature in 55-65 days, grow over six feet long, great for pickling
Cucumbers can be grown in soilless medium, such as in water (hydroponic)
Burpee Pickler' is an early-maturing, known for producing heavy yields of uniform, pale green, three- to five-inch cukes with small seeds and thin skin.
Hokus' is an heirloom pickling cucumber that produces uniform, spiny gherkins that can be harvested at one to four inches in length
Unique variety with a sweet, mild flavor and crisp texture, suitable for fresh eating and pickling, and has bright yellow skin with light orange mottling.
This open-pollinated cucumber variety produces sweet and crunchy fruits, perfect for snacking, with a compact growth habit and creamy skin for easy harvesting.
Cucumbers can cool the body and the blood, which gave rise to the phrase ‘cool as a cucumber’.
Parisian,’ aka ‘Improved Bourbonne,’ is six-inch fruits with medium green flesh and pronounced spines, suitable for pickled cornichons or fresh slicing.
Rhinish Pickle' cucumbers are crunchy and sweet, perfect for making little sour pickles at three or four inches.
Burpee's 'Supremo' is a compact, bushy hybrid variety that produces sweet and mild-flavored, dark green, three- to four-inch cucumbers with pale stripes.
Kirby cucumbers have thick, bumpy, porous skin, a mild flavor, and a crunchy texture that makes them one of the best pickling cucumbers.
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