55-65 days. Introduced in 1840 in its improved form, it was grown by Thomas Jefferson dating back to the 1700's. A good multi-purpose variety, it can be eaten as a slicing cucumber or made into pickles.
Minimum of 25 seeds per packet.
Planting Depth: 1/2 inch
Hill Spacing: 3-4 feet
Direct seed in hills of 4-6 seeds after danger of frost has passed. You can start indoors but do so only 3 weeks before transplanting. Be sure to use larger pots because the roots do not like to be disturbed.