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PlantFiles: Cucumber
Cucumis sativus 'Delikatesse'

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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: 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

Profile:

1 positive
1 neutral
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

RatingAuthorContent
Positive David_Paul 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 Farmerdill 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.

Regional...

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

Clinton, Connecticut
Junction City, Kansas
San Marcos, Texas



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