55 days. The Boston Pickling cucumber is an early variety of cucumber that is sweet, tender and seedless. The Boston Pickling is large and smooth with a soft outer layer. Since this variety is mature in just fifty two days, a steady harvest can be achieved by planting regularly throughout the season. Originating in 1877, Boston Pickling is the most popular cucumber to be pickled as the name implies. Smooth surfaced, bright-green, 3-inch fruits have black spines and blunt ends. Very high yields. Bears continually if kept picked. Monoecious
Latin Name: Cucumis sativus
Days to Maturity: 55-60
Days to Germination: 3-10
Seeding Depth: 1"
Plant Spacing: 36-48"
Row Spacing: 36-48"
Plant Height: 6-12"
Growth Habit: Vining
Soil Preference: Loamy, sandy, fertilized, well drained
Temperature Preference: 65-85 °F
Light Preference: Full sun
Boston Pickling Color: Softer green skin compared to some dark slicing cucumbers
Boston Pickling Flavor: Sweet, crunchy, and low acid