An heirloom that produces tasty dark green tapered fruit, measuring 6 inches by 2 ½ inches, on medium-large vines that are very productive. Black spined. Great for pickling and for salads. 55 days.
Another variation of the Armenian cucumber is the one that alternates with light and dark green stripes, and is slightly fuzzy. Harvest from 8 to 12 inches and enjoy the mild, sweet and crunchy flesh. Grows well in warm weather. 70 days.
According to historical records, the Romans were the first to grow cucumbers in greenhouses. The goal was to provide cucumbers for Emperor Tiberius throughout the year on the Isle of Capri. In time those long cucumbers were grown throughout Europe. The fruits reach up to 14 inches in length, and are sweet and crisp. They are also completely bitter free and burpless. As with any large cucumber, you will want to trellis them if you want them to be straight. 68 days.
A non-bitter, early-maturing, disease-resistant cucumber that is one of the best tasting cucumbers we have ever eaten. With thin skin (no need to peel), and large fruit size ~10 to 12 inches, this disease-resistant variety will provide fruit that you just can't buy in a store. 61 days.
Originally discovered in New York state in the 1890’s, this 7 to 9 inch long cucumber starts as ivory white and turns more of a cream color at full maturity. The deliciously crisp fruit are produced on vigorous vines. Grows well in hot weather. 60 days.
Sweeter Yet is known for great flavor and it has been popular for many years. It is early to mature and can be harvested between 10 and 12 inches. It is completely non-bitter with a thin skin, and it is burpless. In order to have straight fruit the plants should be grown on a trellis, but they can also be grown on the ground. 48 days.