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All cucumber plants are $1.25 each.
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In hills that are 6 feet apart, plant 2 or 3 plants in each hill.

A & C Pickling
Abbott & Cobb introduced this variety in 1928. The fruit is uniform and deep green. A good variety for salads or for dill pickles; large yields.
Boothby's Blonde
Heirloom variety from Livermore, Maine, where the Boothby family has grown it for several generations. It sets high yields of 6"-8", cream colored cukes that are mild and sweet, thin skinned. Good producer.
Boston Pickling
An old heirloom dating back to 1880! Vigorous vines give large yields of smooth green fruit. Excellent for pickles; very crisp and good quality. A very popular variety at the turn of the century.
Chinese Yellow
Beautiful yellow-orange cucumber from mainland China; green when young. 10" fruit are as crisp as an apple. Very mild and delicious; great for slicing or for pickles. A very rare Chinese heirloom.
10" long, unique fruits are pale green with small warts. Superb taste; excellent for slicing or pickling; bears abundantly. A rare variety from Germany.
Early Fortune
Good for slicing and pickling. 8" long green fruit have crisp white flesh. This variety was selected by George Starr, of Royal Oak, MI, from a single plant found in a crop of "Davis Perfect." Introduced by Rice Seed Co., 1910.
Cute, 4" creamy, light green mini cucumbers are so sweet and tender, good for slicing or pickles. Vigorous vines set heavy yields, this Kansas heirloom has been grown by the Clarice family since 1913.
Ernest Family
Blocky, 6" white cucumbers with black spines, delicious and never bitter. This heirloom has been grown by Louisa Ernest and her descendents for 4 or more generations in Lucas, Kansas. Very Rare.
Hmong Red
The fruits are white to pale green, turning golden-orange as they ripen. A very productive and tasty variety that stays mild even when large. This heirloom was collected from a Hmong (Meo) immigrant. Millions of the Hmong tribe live on the borders of Thailand, China, Burma, Laos and Vietnam and are a very ancient people.
Japanese Long
Long, slim fruit that are very crisp and mild. Easy to digest, firm flesh with few seeds. A great Japanese variety for home use or farmers markets.
Jaune Dickenfleishe
A very rare cucumber from France that turns yellow when ripe. These can grow to a huge size and plants are quite productive.
Lemon Cuke
The shape, size, and color of a lemon, but the flavor is sweet and mild! This heirloom was introduced in 1894 and is still a favorite today!
Long de Chine
The "Long China" cucumber is a very ancient variety from China, introduced to France in 1862. The fruit are very long, to 19", and the flavor is superb, sweet and mild. They are a bright green color. An excellent producer with few seeds! A very rare variety.
Long White
A rare heirloom cuke. Very large, smooth, white fruit are very crisp and mild. Can grow to 6 lbs. One of the best for fresh eating.
Sweet tasting, straight, 12" long, dark green slicing cucumbers; fruit are of excellent quality. This heirloom was introduced by The Rice Seed Company in 1927 and was a popular American variety for years.
Marketmore 76
Dark green, 8"-9" fruit; great slicer! Good yields! Excellent flavor.

Mexican Sour Gherkin
(Melothria scabra) Incredible, small cucumber-like fruit are shaped like baby watermelons. They are good added to salads or can be pickled. They have a cucumber-like taste with a touch of lemon. The ornamental vines have tiny leaves and flowers and are perfect for the cottage garden. Very unique and fun for kids. Huge yields.
Morden Early
Very early; excellent for short season areas! Good yields of medium-sized fruits that are good for pickles or slicing. Short hardy vines. Developed at Morden Exp. Farm in Manitoba, Canada.
Parisian Pickling
The old French gherkin or cornichon pickler. Listed in America in 1892 by Gregory. Great for making tiny sweet pickles. Rare.
Poona Kheera
Cream/light green fruits have very delicious flesh; crisp, juicy, sweet, and mild. Fruit is shaped like a potato, with skin turning brown. One of the all-around best cukes. Very strong vines give huge yields and are also early. This rare variety comes from India and is truly superb.
Richmond Green Apple
A unique heirloom from Australia. The fruit are the size of a lemon but are of a beautiful light green color. For eating, these are excellent; very mild, sweet, and juicy. Hard to find.
Sikkim Cucumber
The historic cucumber of 'Sikkim'. Fat, large fruit can reach 15" long by 6" wide. The ripe fruit is a unique rusty red color and is good eaten cooked or raw. In Asia cucumbers are often stir-fried and are quite tasty. This variety is grown in the Himalayas of Sikkim and Nepal. Sir Joseph Hooker first discovered it in the eastern Himalayas in 1848. Here is part of what he wrote about it: "So abundant were the fruits, that for days together I saw gnawed fruits lying by the natives’ paths by the thousands, and every man, woman and child seemed engaged throughout the day in devouring them."
Snow's Fancy Pickling
This fine pickling variety was developed in 1905 by J. C. Snow of the famous Snow Pickle Farm of Rockford, IL. Short, slender fruit are dark green and make a great pickle.
Telegraph Improved
Smooth, straight, dark-green fruit, to 18" long; flesh is very crisp, tender, and mild; superb flavor. Very few seeds; vigorous, high-yelding vines. Great for greenhouse production; also good culture outdoors. This is an excellent English heirloom variety, introduced around 1897.
Thai Green
Popular in Thailand, this stocky cucumber is 7" long and 2" wide; medium green color. Perfect for hot, humid climates. Hard to find outside of Thailand.
A fascinating heirloom from the Mideast country of Uzbekistan. Big, fat 6"-8" cucumbers turn brown when ripe, very crisp even at large sizes. This variety is a good keeper and will store well into the fall. Unique and fun to grow.
West India Burr Gherkins
Not a true cucumber but used much like it. Very beautiful long vines and hundreds of small tasty fruit; yields better than any cucumber. These are becoming rare. They do great in hot, humid weather. Introduced to the USA in 1793 from Jamaica and used pickled or boiled by the colonies in Jamaica.
White Wonder
A great yielder; creamy ivory, 7"-long fruits; delicious and great for pickles or slicing. W. Atlee Burpee introduced this heirloom in 1893. They received it from a customer in NY.

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