Short, thick cukes with blunt ends are perfect for pickles and delicious in salads. Fruits have striped, medium green skin and a slightly tapered shape to fit in a pickle jar. A heavy producer with black spines. Developed by the National Pickle Packers Association; the cuke pickle growers asked for. Productive • 5” fruit. (Cucumis sativus). Disease Resistance: Cucumber Mosaic Virus, Scab. 52 days to Maturity.