Hardy compact 6-8”H vines (without runners) have a 3’ spread. Produce an abundant harvest of 7-8” dark green smooth, cylindrical delicious fruits that are never bitter. Adaptable to a wide range of climates. Ideal for containers and hanging baskets. Full size are perfect for salads and snacks or harvest small for pickling. Fresh Markets, Home Gardens.
Pollination occurs by insect, bird, wind, humans, or other natural mechanisms. Because there are no restrictions on the flow of pollen between individuals, open-pollinated plants are more genetically diverse. However, as long as pollen is not shared between different varieties within the same species, then the seed produced will remain true-to-type year after year.
This variety has a history of being passed down within a family or community, similar to the generational sharing of certain items like jewelry or furniture.
* This is an estimated guide. Conditions may vary considerably due to location.