(50-60 days. F1 Hybrid) 2015 AAS vegetable award winner. Parisian Gherkin F1 is an excellent mini or gherkin pickling cucumber which can be picked either at the midget size or small pickle stage and processed. The numerous black-spined cucumbers can also be enjoyed fresh in salads and slaws. The crisp cucumbers have a sweet flavor and process into pickles well. The semi-vining plants can be planted in the garden or staked patio containers. Plants grow and produce quickly. Very easy to grow disease resistant variety well adapted to container gardens or raised beds.