Cucumber 'Long Green' tablespoon
65 days — 'Long Green Improved' is a very old variety that was the most widely grown slicing and pickling variety for decades since its original introduction in 1842. It was bred as a selection of an even older variety, 'Long Green Turkey,' that dates back to prior to 1778.
It is a vigorous and dependable variety with dark green fruit that are ten to twelve inches long by two to three inches in diameter.
65 DAYS. Plant width 3 ft. by 4 ft.
- Harvest Time: 65 days
- Planting Depth: 1”
- Plant Spacing: 24“
- Row Spacing: 36”
Proper harvesting size is determined by product use. Pickles: Sweet are 1 1/2 to 2 inches long; dills are 3 to 4 inches long. Fresh slicing are 7 to 9 inches long and a bright dark green. Leave a short piece of stem on each fruit. Harvest daily and don’t allow fruit to mature.