Boston Pickling Cucumber Seeds


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Cucumis sativus
Boston Pickling Improved Cucumber Seeds (57 days)

Was also known as "Green Prolific"

Boston Picking Cucumber is a very old (first documented in 1877) reliable pickling cucumber that was "improved" sometime in the 1950s giving it resistance to cucumber mosaic virus and cucumber scale.

The Boston Pickling cucumber has been around for a long time for good reason, it is the standard for homemade pickles.

It produces heavy yields of small 6" cucumbers downright perfect for pickling.

It is best to harvest Boston pickling cucumbers for pickles when they are 2" to 6" long. That way they fit in your jars!!

1883 Joseph Breck & Son seed company of Boston says about Boston Pickling Cucumber...

"Extensively grown by the market gardeners in the vicinity of Boston. It is very productive and of superior color and quality."

1924 Portland Seed Company catalog says about Boston Pickling Cucumber...
"Color, bright green, and a great producer. The fruits average 4 to 5 inches in length when large enough for slicing and are of excellent quality, but it is for producing medium sized pickles that this variety is so highly esteemed."

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Pickling cukes

Bought Boston Pickling Cukes. Came within a week. Planted some and all germinated quickly.
Will update when I harvest some. Growing in Florida and hopefully it won’t get to hot for them.