Cucumber

Cucumbers

(Cucumis sativus) Cucumbers originated in India or western Asia, and have been known to gardeners for at least 3,000 years. Their diverse forms and flavors are now appreciated and utilized in local cuisines around the world. Warm growers, they are best sown in place after the last frost of spring. Very rich soil, well-drained yet moist, suits them best. Full sun exposure is usually preferred, except that in hot-summer areas, the plants might benefit from some midafternoon shade. The vines run to about 5 feet in length. Or, to save space, grow them on a trellis.

 
 
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Yok Kao Cucumber CU133

Greenish-yellow, short, 5-inch fruit. Very crisp and with good cuke flavor.... Read More
         
 
 
$2.50
 
White Wonder Cuc

White Wonder Cucumber CU104

60 days. A great yielder. Creamy-ivory, 7”-long fruits, delicious and great... Read More
         
 
 
$2.00
 
White Spine

White Spine Cucumber CU166

White Spine Cucumber is a classic slicing variety from which many other... Read More
         
 
 
$2.50
 
White Emerald Cucumber

White Emerald Cucumber CU154

White Emerald cucumber is vigorous and prolific. Fruit is crisp with light... Read More
         
 
 
$2.25
 
West India Burr Gherkins Cucumber

West India Burr Gherkins Cucumber CU107

(Cucumis anguria) 65 days. Not a true cucumber, but used much like it.... Read More
         
 
 
$2.50
 
Uzbekski Cucumber

Uzbekski Cucumber CU148

A fascinating heirloom from the Mideast country of Uzbekistan. Big, fat... Read More
         
 
 
$2.75
 
Tortorello Verde Barese Melon

Tortorello Verde Barese Melon JS226

This wonderful "Cucumber Melon" from the Bari region of Southern... Read More

         
 
 
$3.50
 
Thai Petch Tsai

Thai Petch Tsai Cucumber CU171

These beautiful 5-inch fruit are one of my favorite varieties and a lot... Read More
         
 
 
$2.75
 
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Tendergreen Burpless Cucumber CU173

55 day. Burpless slicing type, free from bitterness, that has been popular... Read More
         
 
 
$2.50
 
Telegraph Improved Cucumber

Telegraph Improved Cucumber CU110

60 days. Smooth, straight, dark-green fruit, 18” long. Flesh is very crisp,... Read More
         
 
 
$3.50
 
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Suyo Long Cucumber CU132

65 days. Long, ribbed, dark green fruit can grow to 18”. They are very... Read More
         
 
 
$2.75
 
Straight Eight Cucumber

Straight Eight Cucumber CU168

52 days. All-America winner for 1935! Smooth, straight, deep green 8-inch... Read More
         
 
 
$1.75
 
Solly Beiler Cucumber

Solly Beiler Cucumber CU157

This cucumber makes superior pickles when harvested at about the size of... Read More
         
 
 
$2.50
 
Sikkim Cucumber

Sikkim Cucumber CU124

The historic cucumber of Sikkim. Fat, large fruit can reach several pounds... Read More
         
 
 
$3.50
 
Sagami Hanjiro

Sagami Hanjiro Cucumber CU165

Traditional Japanese variety used primarily for slicing. Sagami is an... Read More
         
 
 
$3.00
 
Ruby Wallace's Old Time White Cucumber

Ruby Wallace's Old Time White Cucumber CU153

65 days. Grown for over 50 years by Mrs. Ruby Wallace of Dallas, North... Read More
         
 
 
$2.50
 
Richmond Green Apple

Richmond Green Apple CU108

A unique heirloom from Australia and is still popular there. The fruit... Read More
         
 
 
$2.75
 
Parisian Pickling Cucumber

Parisian Pickling Cucumber CU106

60 days. The old French gherkin or cornichon pickler. Listed in America... Read More
         
 
 
$2.50
 
National Pickling Cucumber

National Pickling Cucumber CU172

52 days. 6-inch, blunt and blocky fruits, dark green with some striping... Read More
         
 
 
$2.50
 
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Muncher Cucumber CU174

60 days. Very tender, dual-purpose variety makes great pickles and is excellent... Read More
         
 
 
$2.50
 
Monika Cucumber

Monika Cucumber CU184

55 days. From our Polish grower, who recommends ‘Monika’ for pickles.... Read More
         
 
 
$2.75
 
Miniature White Cucumber

Miniature White Cucumber CU167

50 days. White-skinned, black-spined little pickling cukes. Production... Read More
         
 
 
$2.25
 
Mexican Sour Gherkin Cucumber

Mexican Sour Gherkin Cucumber CU125

(Melothria scabra) 75 days. Incredible, small cucumber-like fruit are shaped... Read More
         
 
 
$2.50
 
Marketmore 76 Cucumber

Marketmore 76 Cucumber CU101

70 days. Dark green, 8”-9” fruit; great slicer! Good yields! Excellent... Read More
         
 
 
$1.75
 
 
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