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Max Pack Hybrid Cucumber F1

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Max Pack Cucumber is a hybrid, pickling cucumber with the broadest disease-resistance package and very high yields. Widely-adapted, but especially great for hot and humid planting zones. Seed garden label included in seed pack.  Cucumis sativus. 55 days to maturity.

Treatment: Treated

Description

Be sure to check out our Cucumber Growing Guide to learn more about how you can successfully grow cucumbers at home.

Max Pack Cucumber is a hybrid, pickling variety that has the broadest disease-package of any pickling cucumber. Max Pack is widely-adapted and will perform well in a wide variety of growing zones. The broad disease-resistance makes this a great variety to grow in hot and humid climates where powdery mildew and downy mildew can be a problem.

Max Pack is a very productive variety that produces heavy yields of 4-4.5" pickling cucumbers. If you like making pickles, this is the variety for you! Fruits are consistently-sized and don't get bitter as temperatures warm in early summer. These pickling cucumbers also have a small seed cavity which makes them a great variety for cutting and pickling spears.

Cucumbers perform best when direct seeded. They do not perform as well when transplanted. Cucumbers may be direct-seeded by hand or with a walk-behind seeder. To obtain a good stand of plants, we suggest planting Seeds every 6-8" inches and thinning to one seed per foot.

Cucumbers are a vining plant and grow best when given a trellised structure to climb. Use a strong trellis that is well-supported with deeply driven stakes. Keeping plants off the ground will reduce the potential of plant diseases like mildews and other diseases that can result from excess plant moisture.

Trellising will also keep the fruits cleaner and save time with harvesting and processing. It will also help to prevent fruit discoloration or yellowing from sitting on the soil surface. Our Hortonova Trellis Netting works great for trellising cucumbers and is easy to install.

Seed garden label included in seed pack.

Max Pack Cucumber Planting Information

Planting Method: direct seed

When to Plant: after last frost

Planting Depth: 1/2"

Seed Spacing: 12"

Row Spacing: 5-6'

Days to Maturity: 55

Disease Resistance: Anthracnose, Scab, Gummosis, Watermelon Mosaic Virus, Zucchini Yellow Mosaic Virus, Angular Leaf Spot, Cucumber Mosaic Virus, Powdery Mildew, Downy Mildew, Papaya Ringspot Virus

Customer Reviews

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Heidi Isaacson
Amazing seeds

I have never seen a plant using 1 seed grow like this before !!!

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Paul Theiss
1,000lbs!!

I first planted this variety a few years ago, and now buy the seed in large bulk packs. These cucumbers make, and make, and make. This season alone, we harvested at least 1,000lbs, and we are planning on planting even more next year!!

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Sharon M.
Only cucumber we will grow

We are not big fans of cucumbers. However, I make naturally fermented pickles all summer. I read other reviews and decided to try. They are so crisp, meaty and delicious. They are very prolific too. In fact, we will actually even eat them on salads and such since they are so tasty. We are in zone 8b.

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Steve
Max Pack Cucumber

I have grown these for five years now. Always do very good for me. They are great for making pickles.the perfect size, and the flavor is very good. I would recommend these to anyone who likes pickles.

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Doris Shedd

Looking forward to our last frost to plant these in the ground.