57 day. This old variety has a thin skin and black spines. It was developed in Chicago for the commercial pickle trade, and has been popular ever since to the home gardener. It produces high yields of straight, plump cucumbers.
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.