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Crystal Apple Cucumber (25 seeds) (CU149) $2.75
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Crystal Apple Cucumber

         
 
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Small 3” oval fruit are a bright, creamy white, about the size of a small apple; sweet, mild and very tender. This variety has become almost extinct in America after being introduced here from Australia around the year 1930 from Arthur Yates and Co. But this type of cucumber is likely to have originated in China. The small fruit are so tender you can eat them skin and all.

 
Crystal Apple Cucumber
Overall Rating:
         
4.0
 
 
Number of Reviews: 10
Easy to Grow 3.5
EarlyMaturity 3.0

90.0% would recommend this item to a friend.

 
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5 out of 5 people found the following review helpful:

Nickname:
Sheri
Location:
Grass Valley, CA
Date:
September 12, 2014
          5.0
 
Love them
Easy to Grow 5.0
EarlyMaturity 5.0
 

What are the pros? Easy to grow, delicous

What are the cons? none

Review:

I grew three types of cucs from seed this year. The other two barely produced but these did great. I have gotten hundreds of cucs from 3-4 plants. They are great fresh and we recently made pickles from them. Fermented them whole in our crock. They made the best pickles I've ever eaten. These may be the only cucs I grow from now on.

Would you recommend this product to a friend? Yes

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7 out of 7 people found the following review helpful:

Nickname:
heartsonfire707
Location:
Santa Rosa, CA
Date:
December 28, 2013
          3.0
 
worth a try
Easy to Grow 4.5
EarlyMaturity 3.0
 

What are the pros? very heavy producer

What are the cons? bitter. takes awhile produce

Review:

It may take a couple more weeks for these guys to start producing, but once they get going, they cannot be picked fast enough! Off of 2 plants, we got dozens and dozens of cukes! Only downside is they can be pretty bitter. But I have heard there are ways to remedy this. I say give 'em a shot!

Would you recommend this product to a friend? Yes

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7 out of 7 people found the following review helpful:

Nickname:
Gama Garden
Location:
Houston, TX
Date:
October 13, 2013
          4.0
 
Pretty yummy
Easy to Grow 2.5
EarlyMaturity 2.5
 

What are the pros? Very yummy flavor

What are the cons? Low producer

Review:

Yummy. Mild flavor with slightly citrus taste. Took a while to germinate, and didn't produce much, but withstood the harsh unpredictable Houston, TX weather. Ants and a few pests seemed to be attracted to it, but didn't destroy it.

Would you recommend this product to a friend? Yes

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19 out of 20 people found the following review helpful:

Nickname:
a. fernandez
Location:
Duncan BC Canada, WA
Date:
September 19, 2013
          5.0
 
Crystal Apple Cucumber
Easy to Grow 4.0
EarlyMaturity 4.0
 

What are the pros? taste

What are the cons? slow initial growth

Review:

LOVED this one. It took a while to get it started, but once it started to produce (about mid July - September and still going into October), we've been enjoying these. MUST slice off the stem end and RUB in circular motion until it starts to froth and then trim off the next slice to REMOVE BITTERNESS = whats left is juicy, sweet, delectable with a bit of sea salt...it's a morning drinker and like plenty of water we've been harvesting it on and off in the early summer time and just finished harvesting about 35 pounds now in September!!! (That's after planting in 2 very small sections of our garden (each about 2 X 1 foot sections)it vines very nicely, so if you plant it, set up a vining wall for it to grow onto, it will also spread like any cucumber/squashy type plant.

Would you recommend this product to a friend? Yes

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4 out of 5 people found the following review helpful:

Nickname:
Skye
Date:
August 7, 2011
          1.0
 
disappointed...
Easy to Grow 1.0
EarlyMaturity 1.0
 

What are the pros?

What are the cons?

Review:

I've only had a single cucumber develop and grow on my vines. Still I was happily anticipating tasting it. At first, it seemed to taste okay but after chewing it, a very unpleasant bitter after taste, developed and lingered in my mouth. What a disappointment! I love trying unusual varieties and It is interesting that others had a different, better experience, but I won't grow these again.

Would you recommend this product to a friend? No

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