Moringa Pickling Cucumber

40-50 days. Finally, a pickler with a difference. Moringa is cleverly bred to yield a bounteous crop of fruits that stay slim, uniform and crisp. They hold their quality well on the vine and lend themselves to repeated small harvests over a long period. These Cukes are absolutely non-bitter and are ideally harvested at 4" to 6" long and 1" in diameter. Moringa is also nice for quick salads: sliced thinly and sprinkled with vinegar, salt and a pinch of sugar. Note: Moringa needs another variety growing nearby for pollination. (OP.)

One packet of about 25 seeds
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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. Harvest with a sharp blade regularly to promote abundant production before seed cavities swell, when the Cucumbers are small and thin-skinned. Cucumber vines creep stealthily, so take care to avoid garden traffic jams. They are successfully trellised vertically thanks to prolific spiraling tendrils. Some varieties are parthenocarpic and seedless, meaning pollination is unnecessary, while most have seeds and require pollination for flower and fruit development. About 90% water, Cucumbers are rich in Vitamin C, beta-carotene and manganese, and yield antioxidant and anti-inflammatory benefits. We love Renny Darling's Cucumber and Chive Soup with Lemon and Dill and our Asian-inspired Refreshing Cucumber Salad. It's fun to slice off the ends and hollow them out as little cups for cold Cucumber soup. Deer resistant.

Average seed life: 3 years.
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