Delikatesse Cucumber (Heirloom 60 Days)

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The Delikatesse Cucumber is a German Heirloom. A very popular European variety and a bit different from US cukes in appearance. Fruits are about 10” long and a lovely pale – almost lime – green covered with tiny warts. Can be used as a fine slicer or a very large pickler. Abundant yields are one reason that Delikatesse Cucumber has stood the test of time, great flavor is the other. 

 20 seeds


Cucumis sativus

Germination: 4-10 days

Germination Temperature: Optimum soil temperatures 70-85ºF

Seed Sowing Depth: 1/2-1" deep

Sowing Indoors: 3-4 weeks before the last frost. Provide 70-85ºF soil temperature. Sow 2-3 seeds per cell/pot. Sowing into individual biodegradable peat/cow pots reduces root damage when transplanting. Transplant 36-48" apart after the last frost. 

Sowing Outdoors: Sow after the last frost when the soil temperature is over 70ºF. Sow a few seeds every 36-48". 

Harvest: Check and pick every day to keep the harvest flowing.

Tips: The Delikatesse Cucumber should be planted in fertile soil, amended with compost or well-rotted manure and kept well watered. Trellising the vines allow for good air circulation, takes up less space, and provides shade for heat-sensitive crops like lettuce. They benefit from growing on black plastic and by using row covers for weed, insect control, and more rapid growth.