Cucumber
Cucumis sativus 'Delikatesse'

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

Regional

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

Clinton, Connecticut

Junction City, Kansas

San Marcos, Texas

Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive

On Jul 11, 2008, David_Paul from Clinton, CT (Zone 6b) wrote:

Nice old time cucumber taste. Looks very much like a classic fine dill pickle. We pick at 6" to 8".

Neutral

On Aug 20, 2004, Farmerdill from Augusta, GA (Zone 8a) wrote:

10"-long, unique fruits are pale green with small warts. Superb taste, excellent for slicing or pickling; bears abundantly. A rare variety from Germany.