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De Bourbonne Cucumber (25-35 seeds) (CU144) $2.00
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De Bourbonne Cucumber

         
 
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Tiny pickling cucumbers are ready in about 50 days. This old French heirloom is used to make the 2” long Cornichon pickles that are so tasty. Still popular in France for this purpose. High yielding vines will be popular with all those who preserve food.

 
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Overall Rating:
         
4.0
 
 
Number of Reviews: 12
Easy to Grow 3.5
EarlyMaturity 3.0

83.3% would recommend this item to a friend.

 
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2 out of 2 people found the following review helpful:

Nickname:
Cozy Michigan
Location:
Dewitt, MI, United States
Date:
February 18, 2015
          5.0
 
Just Try it Once Be Hooked
Easy to Grow 5.0
EarlyMaturity 5.0
 

What are the pros? Grows great and prolific.

What are the cons? Sensitive, gets blight

Review:

This, by far, was the best choice I have made for pickling cucumbers. They do great in natural ferments and can be allowed to grow larger for table use. This will be my 3rd year growing and not my last. I had very prolific numbers of fruit and ready close enough together to be able to ferment and pickle. Does well here. Great flavor and great for home gardeners to get plenty at the same time without having to grow too many plants.

Would you recommend this product to a friend? Yes

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4 out of 4 people found the following review helpful:

Nickname:
Kathy
Location:
Roscommon, MI
Date:
December 29, 2014
          3.0
 
Amazing Flavor
Easy to Grow 5.0
EarlyMaturity 1.0
 

What are the pros? firm texture, amazing taste!

What are the cons? Not heavy fruiter, hard seeds

Review:

This will be a yearly cucumber in our garden! It grew quickly and strong. The fruit wasn't very plentiful but what we did get had a firm crunchy texture and amazing taste! No bitterness what so ever. I will be using these for canning next year. Only downsides were that they didn't produce many fruit per plant like other types do and no matter what size I picked them at, the seeds were a bit hard. All in all a great little cumber to have in the garden.

Would you recommend this product to a friend? Yes

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3 out of 4 people found the following review helpful:

Nickname:
Rhea
Location:
Aztec, NM
Date:
August 25, 2013
          3.0
 
Not good for hot climates
Easy to Grow 5.0
EarlyMaturity 4.0
 

What are the pros? bountiful, attractive

What are the cons? flavor

Review:

Our plants germinated well, were healthy and produced heavily. However, we have a really hot climate here, and I believe it was the reason that the cukes were so, so bitter. So far, less than 10% have been edible, but they are plentiful. I'm hoping that when our weather cools down that we'll have some to pickle, because the few that were good were really good - crisp, firm, and tasty.

Would you recommend this product to a friend? Yes

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5 out of 5 people found the following review helpful:

Nickname:
Carrie B.
Location:
Sun Prairie, WI
Date:
August 5, 2013
          5.0
 
Canning like a Queen
Easy to Grow 4.0
EarlyMaturity 3.5
 

What are the pros? Prolific plant

What are the cons? not uniform in size

Review:

We are having a very wet and cooler summer than in seasons past. I think this is key in the success I am having with my plants. I had nearly 100% germination when I did them in pots. The transfer to the ground also went well and I used the compost pots. The plants have really gone crazy and I have so many blossoms! We like the cucumbers raw and especially with our favorite pickle recipe. http://foodinjars.com/2009/08/garlic-dill-pickles/ We eat them as fridge pickles and canned. I cut them in circles and spears.

Would you recommend this product to a friend? Yes

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2 out of 2 people found the following review helpful:

Nickname:
Maggie
Date:
September 23, 2012
          4.0
 
Died Suddenly
Easy to Grow 3.0
EarlyMaturity 2.0
 

What are the pros?

What are the cons?

Review:

These were pretty good cukes, and we got quite a few out of them. They were hard to pick young, but even the large ones stayed firm and pickled well. Unfortunately, mid-July, the fines suddenly died for no obvious reason. They must have picked up a disease or pest or something. Otherwise, they grew quickly and were good.

Would you recommend this product to a friend? Yes

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