Cucumber Tortarello Abruzzese. 65-70 days. An Italian strain of Armenian cucumber popular in Abruzzo, Italy. Picked young, it tastes just like a cucumber. Left to mature, the fruits turn slightly yellow and develop a melon-like fragrance and flavor. It is renowned for early, prolific production of fruits that grow very quickly. Does well on trellis. Plant 4-6 seeds per hill; space hills 3' apart. Thin to 3 plants per hill. 3 gram pack; approximately 100 seeds.