Every seed came up, they're about 3' tall with a sturdy stem. Waiting until mid March to put out in the southern (Ga) garden. Will be licking my lips watching them flower and fruit. I like these as an addition to a traditional red tomato salad.
I had 40 mph winds my greenhouse fell over and was so surprised the seeds survived two days in the cold under soil and are still growing. The roots were in tact so i transplanted them, they are doing just fine. 10 stars
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Boston Pickling Cucumber Seeds
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."
I will be purchasing them again! We planted two types of cucumbers this year and these have produced triple the amount the other type has! They have a great taste as well! So pleased!
Large plants with Great Germination & Vigor
Seed was ready to pop out before I planted them. It is as if they were harvested the day before I received them. They grew quickly and have taken over. These may a pickling variety, but I would not grow it in a small container. The plants really seem to really enjoy taking over.
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.