A variety that is described as “ancienne” or old by the French, it also bears a partly German name and is of German origin, making this old heirloom a real piece of European cucumber history. Huge, yellowish-green fruit turn a lovely lemon color at full maturity and can weigh 5 lbs! Beautiful fruit are very crisp and flavorful. Vines produce good yields of this impressive, tasty cucumber. Rare!