Variety: Pickling Cucumbers



  • 4596 pickling

Variety Overview

Pickling cucumbers are short, small, hard and spiny. They can be eaten fresh, though they're commonly used for pickling, and their flavor ranges from mild and sweet to bitter. 


  • Cucumbers
  • Salad Vegetables
  • Short, spiny, rough, knobby-skinned green cucumbers

  • Crisp, crunchy and juicy

  • Mild and sweet to bitter and acidic

  • Typically a few inches long

  • Bright green

  • Short and stubby

  • Yes
  • Yes
  • Small, flat, white seeds

  • Year-round, peaking in summer

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