Cucumber Pick a Bushel F1
2014 AAS Vegetable Award Winner

Excellent heat tolerant pickling cucumber which can be picked at the gherkin or spear stage and processed. The large yields of cucumbers can also be enjoyed fresh in salads and slaws. Semi-bush plants can be planted in the garden or in patio containers.

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AAS Winner Primary Details
Award: AAS Vegetable Award Winner
Award Type: Regional Winner (Heartland, Great Lakes)
Class: Cucumber
Variety Name: Pick a Bushel F1
Genus: Cucumis
Species: sativus
Year: 2014
Common Name: Cucumber, pickling
Type: Vegetables
Breeder: Seeds by Design and W. Atlee Burpee & Co.
Close Market Comparison: County Fair F1, Regal and Calypso F1
Plant Needs
Duration Type: Annual
Light Needs: Full sun
Water Needs: Dry to Normal
Season Type: Warm Season
Staking Required: YES
Plant Characteristics
Foliage Color: Green
Plant Habit: Bushy
Plant Height: Medium: 10" to 24"
Garden Spacing: 8-10 inches
Days To Harvest (Sowing Seed): 50 days
Fruit Color (Harvest): Medium Green
Fruit Shape: cylindrical
Fruit Size: 3-6 inches
Fruit Weight: 2-4 ounces
Fruit Flavor Description: Crisp and sweet
Number Of Fruits Per Plant: 18-20
Plant Spread: 24-26 inches
Disease Resistances or Tolerances: CMV, Scab, MMV
Home Gardener Use
Container: YES
Herb: NO

How to Grow

Sow directly in the garden after last frost date in rows or hills with an 8-10 inch spacing. Try staking or trellising  cucumbers to save garden space and ease in picking. Water only moderately, do not over irrigate.

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