Bush-pickle-cucumber, cucumber pickles are also called gherkins, and they're simply the immature fruits of regular cucumber cultivars. one cucumber cultivar that has been bred specifically for pickling is 'bush pickle'..... Package contains 50 bush pickle cucumber seeds. produces fruits that are 4 to 5 inches long. 24 to 36 inch plants. this bush type pickle has a shorter growing season than other vine types., pickling cucumbers warmth-loving cucumbers may be grown as transplants, sown indoors 2 weeks before the last spring frost date, or direct-sown well after all threat of frost has passed and when the soil has warmed up to 50°f.. Burpee-bred picklebush has unbelievably compact vines that get only 2' long. white-spined fruits have classic pickle look, deep green with paler stripes. up to 4 1/2" long, 1 1/2" across at maturity, but use them at any size. very productive and tolerant to powdery mildew and cucumber mosaic virus., organic bush pickle cucumber with 24-30 inch vines, bush pickle is ideal for containers and small gardens. its perfect pickling cucumbers are early and abundant: in early july 2014 we counted 66 fruits on a single plant! we prefer the flavor of the fruits under 5 inches for both fresh eating and pickling..
Bush pickle hybrid pickling cucumber plants spread just 2-1/2 to 3 ft. compact choice for small gardens or containers! bears early, white-spined, 5-in. cukes in half the space needed by most vines., bush cucumbers vs. vine cucumbers. gardeners have so many choices when it comes to vegetable plants. even the lowly cucumber comes in hundreds of varieties bred for use as picklers or slicers..
Bush cucumbers direct sow bush cucumber seeds now for a bonus second season harvest. these cucumber plants bear fruit earlier than vining types, and they are easy to care for and harvest into the fall season., the cucumber trellis i use around my own garden is one we created with scraps we had hanging around our barn. we put step-in fence posts in the ground in front of our cucumber plants. from there, we attached a piece of scrap fencing to the step-in posts and fed the cucumbers through the fencing. it has worked well and cost us nothing to create..
This bush pickle cucumber saves garden space by growing its abundant crop on a compact, bushy plant just 3 ft. to 4 ft. wide. the fruit is just right for pickling at 4 in. long. fruit are light to mid-green in color, with a crisp, tender flavor.