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50-55 days. Whether you are tight for space or just want a terrific container cuke, this one’s for you. In our field trials, Patio Snacker stayed within a 24–36 inch radius, yet still produced harvests rivaling its larger neighbors. The healthy, vigorous plants yield white-spined, dark green-skinned fruit that are ideal for picking at under 2 inches wide and 6 ½–7 inches long. They are crunchy, flavorful and bitter-free. Keep picked, and you’ll have continuous harvests all season long. MO and PAT.
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Customer Reviews

Based on 5 reviews
Mary L.R.
Great cucumber

Planted one this year a couple months ago and it produces a cucumber for harvesting every few days. Taste great and so glad it's not bitter. Will order these seeds again. Planted in 5 gallon fabric bag.

Corene C.
Great little plant!

I planted this cucumber in a big patio pot with a couple of annual flowers. Not only is it pretty, spilling over the edge of the pot with little yellow flowers, but also, this little plant produces at least one salad sized cuke a day (times 2 plants is almost too much!). Very tender and flavorful fruit. I will definitely be planting these again.

Nadia T.
Great little cuke

I like this cuke a lot. It stayed small but produced a good number of cucumbers. The skin needs peeling but the inside is not at all bitter. My plant is looking a little ragged now that it's fall but did well all summer.

Nicest tasting container cucumber I've grown in this area.

Once these plants started to produce, we had lots of delicious cucs!
Ate them fresh and as quick pickles sliced into apple cider vinegar with a touch of sugar.
I can't say enough good things about these.
I did not find them bitter.
Started plants by sowing seeds in a container. Did provide a pyramidal trellis and top dressed with a chicken manure compost during the growing season.
Zone 5 - Colorado's Front Range

Soil Temp for Germ 65–90°F
Seed Depth ½"
Seed Spacing 4–6/hill
Days to Emergence 4–13
Thin Plants to 1–2/hill
Row Spacing 3–4'
Fertilizer Needs High
Minimum Germination 80%
Seeds per Gram ≈ 25–30
Seed Life 3 years

Cucumis sativus A favorite in cuisine worldwide, cucumbers possess health benefits too numerous to mention. Incorporate cucumbers in your diet to aid with weight loss, as they are exceptionally low in calories (only about 8 calories in 1/2 cup), aid digestion, and rid toxins from the body. Among the more unusual qualities of the humble cuke is its ability to ease skin irritations. Use a piece of cucumber skin to soothe burns.

Days to maturity are calculated from date of direct seeding.

• Cucumbers perform best in fertile, well-drained soil with a pH 5.5-7.0
• Consistent, even watering is critical for best plant growth and fruit development
• Raised beds, plastic mulch, and trellising can improve yields, keep fruit straight and scab free
• Incorporate a shovelful of compost and 1/2 cup TSC's Complete fertilizer per hill

Direct Sowing
• For best germination, keep soil evenly moist but not too wet
• Cover hill with Kozy-Coats, Victorian Bell Cloches, or a row cover to speed up germination
• Thin to the strongest 1-2 plants when first true leaves emerge

• Start indoors in 4 inch pots, 3-4 weeks before anticipated transplant date
• Avoid letting starts get root bound; transplant carefully as to not disturb roots

Pests & Diseases
• Common pests: Striped and spotted cucumber beetles, aphids, squash bugs, stink bugs
• Pest control: Pyrethrin
• Common diseases: See chart below
• Disease prevention: 3-4 year crop rotation, Zonix for Powdery Mildew

Harvest & Storage
• Consistent harvest will keep plants productive
• Store at 45°F and 95% relative humidity
• For pickling, harvest cukes when small, before seeds form

GY | Gynoecious - Has nearly all female flowers.
HE | Hermaphrodite - Flowers contain both male and female reproductive parts.
MO | Monoecious - Has separate male and female flowers on the same plant.
PAT | Parthenocarpic - Has the ability to set fruit without pollination.

HR indicates high resistance.
IR indicates intermediate resistance.
A | Anthracnose*
ACu | Alternaria Leaf Blight
ALS | Angular Leaf Spot
C | Cercospora
CCa | Corynespora Blight & Target Spot
CCu | Scab & Gummosis
CMV | Cucumber Mosaic Virus
CVYV | Cucumber Vein Yellowing Virus

CYSDV | Cucurbit Yellow Stunting Disorder Virus
DM | Downy Mildew
PM | Powdery Mildew
R | Common Rust
S | Scab
TSP | Target Spot
WMV | Watermelon Mosaic Virus
* Numbers indicate specific disease race.

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