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Calypso Hybrid Cucumber

Very high yield for pickling.


There's a reason why 11 Southern State Extension Services recommend Calypso! Developed by North Carolina State University, it is widely adapted in Southern states. Very impressive yields of blocky-shaped cukes perfect for pickle processing. Disease resistant to most every important disease but bacterial wilt. Produces almost all female flowers so another variety will need to be planted at the same time for pollination. 55 DAYS. Seed Count: 1/4 oz. of cucumber seeds contains about 250 seeds and sows a 50-ft. row.
  • Zone 3 - 9 annual
  • Height 6 - 8 inches
  • Shade Required Full sun

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  • Pkt.-approx. 100 seeds per packet
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  • Height: 6 - 8 inches
  • Spacing: 4 feet between each hill.
  • Depth: Sow seed 1/2 inch deep with 4 - 5 seeds per hill, (thin to 2 plants per hill once it has emerged).
  • Spread: vine
  • Sun/Shade: Full sun
  • Pollinator: Produces almost all female flowers so another variety will need to be planted at the same time for pollination.
  • Yield: Very high yield .
  • Foliage: Green foliage.
  • Days To Maturity: 55 days.
  • Form: vining
  • Flower Form: Yellow star shaped flowers.
  • Soil Requirements: Fertile, well-drained, sandy loam soil enriched with compost or rotted manure.
  • Growth Rate: Medium to fast growth rate.
  • Comments: There's a reason why 11 Southern State Extension Services recommend Calypso! Developed by North Carolina State University, it is widely adapted in Southern states.

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