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PlantFiles: Pickling Cucumber
Cucumis sativus 'Calypso'

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Family: Cucurbitaceae (koo-ker-bih-TAY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Cucumis (KOO-koo-mis) (Info)
Species: sativus (sa-TEE-vus) (Info)
Cultivar: Calypso

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Category:
Vegetables
Vines and Climbers

Height:
18-24 in. (45-60 cm)

Spacing:
9-12 in. (22-30 cm)

Seed Type:
Unknown - Tell us

Sun Exposure:
Full Sun

Bloom Color:
Bright Yellow

Bloom Time:
Late Spring/Early Summer
Mid Summer
Blooms repeatedly

Other details:
This plant is attractive to bees, butterflies and/or birds
Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

Soil pH requirements:
6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)
6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)

Propagation Methods:
From seed; direct sow after last frost

Seed Collecting:
N/A: plant does not set seed, flowers are sterile, or plants will not come true from seed

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Profile:

2 positives
1 neutral
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

RatingAuthorContent
Positive stev703 On Jun 28, 2010, stev703 from Georgetown, TX (Zone 8b) wrote:

Planted about 200 feet of this variety. Excellent production and no problems.

Positive Big_Red On Jul 6, 2007, Big_Red from Bethelridge, KY (Zone 6a) wrote:

Excellent pickling cucumber, very productive and trouble free.

Neutral Farmerdill On Jul 14, 2004, Farmerdill from Augusta, GA (Zone 8a) wrote:

A predominantly gynoecious pickling hybrid released by R.L. Lower, North Carolina State University, Raleigh in 1976. Resistant to scab, cucumber mosaic virus, downy mildew, powdery mildew, anthracnose, and angular leaf spot.

Regional...

This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

Bethelridge, Kentucky
Georgetown, Texas



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