I've had a large, successful garden on my microfarm for 40 years. Decided to try their small cukes for pickles. Plants grew well and healthy. Blossomed. Plenty of bees (I use an attractant to draw them). Large salad cukes in the same garden did well. Dave's---all show, no cukes---a few did set and grow, but a total bust for any significant numbers. There's a problem with these seeds. Don't recommend wasting your time or money on these seeds. I'll have to buy gherkins this year for the first time.