(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.

dar cucumber

Dar Cucumber CU182

60 days. Here’s a gorgeous all-purpose slicing/pickling type. The plants... Read More
Hoffman's Johanna Cucumber

Hoffman's Johanna Cucumber CU183

57 days. (Also known as Giganta) European go-to variety seldom seen on... Read More
Fin De Meaux

Fin De Meaux CU145

Slender, little green fruit are picked when 2 inches long and are used... Read More
Corporal Shmatko Cucumber

Corporal Shmatko Cucumber CU161

Pickling type of variable length. White-spined fruits are very thin-skinned.... Read More

Suyo Long Cucumber CU132

65 days. Long, ribbed, dark green fruit can grow to 18”. They are very... Read More
Dragon's Egg Cucumber

Dragon's Egg Cucumber CU147

Beautiful cream-colored fruit are about the size and shape of a large egg!... Read More

Crystal Apple Cucumber CU149

Small 3” oval fruit are a bright, creamy white, about the size of a small... Read More
Gele Tros or Large Dutch Yellow Cucumber

Gele Tros or Large Dutch Yellow Cucumber CU159

This is a large yellow cucumber that was popular in Holland for making... Read More

Double Yield Cucumber CU175

55 days. Very productive pickling type. Bright green fruits reach to 8... Read More
Early Fortune

Early Fortune Cucumber CU176

55 days. (Also called Special Dark Green) A super dependable garden cucumber,... Read More
Thai Petch Tsai

Thai Petch Tsai Cucumber CU171

These beautiful 5-inch fruit are one of my favorite varieties and a lot... Read More
Early Russian Cucumber

Early Russian Cucumber CU130

55 days. This early heirloom was introduced in 1854. It produces loads... Read More
Monika Cucumber

Monika Cucumber CU184

55 days. From our Polish grower, who recommends ‘Monika’ for pickles.... Read More
Richmond Green Apple

Richmond Green Apple CU108

A unique heirloom from Australia and is still popular there. The fruit... Read More
Horace Boyette Burpless

Horace Boyette Burpless CU158

Fine, mild-flavored, burpless all-purpose cuke for pickles or slicing.... Read More
Kish White Cucumber

Kish White Cucumber CU179

Quite possibly the earliest-documented Amish cucumber variety in Pennsylvania!... Read More
Sagami Hanjiro

Sagami Hanjiro Cucumber CU165

Traditional Japanese variety used primarily for slicing. Sagami is an... Read More
Siamese Giant

Siamese Giant Cucumber CU163

Here is a very large cucumber that is yellowish-white. Most of the fruits... Read More
Telegraph Improved Cucumber

Telegraph Improved Cucumber CU110

60 days. Smooth, straight, dark-green fruit, 18” long. Flesh is very crisp,... Read More
Sikkim Cucumber

Sikkim Cucumber CU124

The historic cucumber of Sikkim. Fat, large fruit can reach several pounds... Read More
Tortorello Verde Barese Melon

Tortorello Verde Barese Melon JS226

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

Jaune Dickfleischige Cucumber

Jaune Dickfleischige Cucumber CU140

A variety that is described as “ancienne” or old by the French, it also... Read More
Brown Netted Cucumber

Brown Netted Cucumber CU164

Also known as Agourci de Russie, Russian Netted Cucumber. Yet another name,... Read More
Ancash Market Cucumber

Ancash Market Cucumber WW127

Exclusive listing with Baker Creek! Collected in Chacas, Peru by the late... Read More
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