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PlantFiles: Cucumber
Cucumis sativus 'A & C Pickling'

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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: A & C Pickling
Additional cultivar information: (aka Ace)

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Category:
Vegetables
Vines and Climbers

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

Spacing:
12-15 in. (30-38 cm)

Seed Type:
Open Pollinated

Sun Exposure:
Full Sun

Bloom Color:
Bright Yellow

Bloom Time:
Late Spring/Early Summer
Mid Summer

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:
Remove fleshy coating on seeds before storing
Unblemished fruit must be significantly overripe before harvesting seed; clean and dry seeds
Ferment seeds before storing
Properly cleaned, seed can be successfully stored

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Gardeners' Notes:

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Neutral melody On Jan 30, 2006, melody from Benton, KY (Zone 7a) wrote:

Introduced by Abbott & Cobb of Philidelphia in 1928. Very straight 8" to 10" fruits hold their dark color for a long time. Extremely productive.

Regional...

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

Thompsons Station, Tennessee



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