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Picolino Cucumber (F1 Hybrid 52 Days)

Mini English cucumber with tender, thin skin; and a crisp and sweet taste all from 4” fruits that can be grown in the garden or a green house. It will be hard not to eat all these little guys straight from the vine but with the high yields from the all-female flowers (parthenocarpic, fruits set without pollination) you will be inundated. Keep picking continuously for a long harvest. Resistant to: Mosaic Virus, Vein Yellows Virus, Powdery Mildew, Scab, Target Leaf Spot. 

 5 seeds

PLANTING

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: Plant in fertile soil, amended with compost or well-rotted manure, and keep 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.

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TA
09/03/2021
Toni A.
United States
I recommend this product
Everyone loves my picolino cucumbers

Perhaps developed for indoor cultivation, these picolino cucumbers doing great in my raised beds that have anti-hail netting covers. No worries about letting the insects in for pollination, which is why I was attracted to them in the first place. I and all my neighbors love the taste of these cucumbers.

MC
08/03/2021
Mary C.
United States United States
I recommend this product
Picolino cucumber seeds

Great shopping experience.

JB
08/03/2021
Julia B.
United States United States
I recommend this product
Quick growth and delicious cucumbers!!

This was an excellent experience. Quick delivery, fast growth into a big and healthy plant and tasty cucumbers to enjoy! I will definitely shop with Pinetree again.

JL
07/08/2021
Janell L. Beach
United States United States
Nice Little Pickle!

Started indoors and are picking small cukes almost every day. Great for eating with the skin on.

LS
05/09/2021
Laura S.
United States United States
Great, especially if you don't have many bees

The Picolino cucumbers are great. The seedlings are a little fragile, but once the plants start climbing they are very tough. I'm having a hard time attracting bees to my suburban garden, but these plants keep setting lots of tasty, seedless cucumbers without any bees. Vines do need to climb, but they have a short nice length so a fairly short fence or trellis is sufficient. The cucumbers are tasty from gherkin size to whole dill size. The fruits get long before they get fat, so for salad use I like them about 4" long but only about 1" in diameter. At that size, they make petite, truly bite-size slices. Delivery took a few weeks, but I was warned about that in advance and the seeds were delivered when promised.