Cucumber

Cucumbers, cultivated in India and Egypt for over 3000 years, were introduced to Northern Europe by the Greco-Roman culture. All Cucumbers seem to have originated in southern Asia and Africa.

Cucurbits are tender, hungry, sun lovers who like to keep their feet in warm soil with ample moisture and good drainage.

Pick a sunny location. Plant cucurbits in hills, drills, or mounds. cucurbits need at least eight hours of full sun each day.

Give them a lot of room, horizontal or vertical, for their usually sprawling nature. Cucumbers grown vertically will be straighter!

They are not fussy about their soil, but, prefer a well drained sandy loam soil enriched with compost. Cucurbits have hearty appetites and love a deep mulch of compost.

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Cucumber - Dragon's Egg
Beautiful cream-colored fruit is about the size and shape of a large egg! Mild, bitter free and sweet tasting, this little cucumber sets massive yields in our gardens. So fun to grow, and very unique looking; great for children and all who like delicious cucumbers. We were sent this heirloom favorite by Reinhard Kraft, a German seed collector, but this heirloom originated in Croatia.     ..
$5.00
Cucumber - Homemade Pickles - Organic
Homemade Pickles is a great pickling cucumber. These vigorous, disease-resistant plants produce baskets full of perfectly shaped, bright green cukes with crisp and flavourful flesh. Pick at 4 cm. for tiny pickles and up to 15 cm for large dills.  Use them to make tiny French cornichons or big garlic dills. Heirloom. Maturity 55 Days How To Grow Cucumbers grow best in a wind-sheltered site with rich, warm sandy loam. Sow seed when the danger o..
$2.70
Cucumber - Lemon Cucumber - Organic
Specialty variety prized by chefs for its delicate flavor and crunchy bite. Round fruits turn from pale greenish yellow to lemon yellow (the best eating stage) and then bright golden yellow (when it most closely resembles a lemon). Easy to grow; does well in short seasons. Great for large containers. Tolerates cool weather • 3” fruits. (Cucumis sativus). Maturity 68 days. ..
$3.50
Cucumber - Mexican Mouse Melon aka: Cucamelon
Cucamelon AKA mouse melon, Mexican sour gherkin, Mexican miniature watermelon & Mexican sour cucumber. These tiny watermelons lookalikes have a refreshing flavour and bags of personality. Their lush vines will produce masses of fruit throughout the summer with a ‘cucumber and lime’ taste. They are ready when they are grape-sized and still firm to the touch. Easy to grow. Vigorous climber/trailer. Pest and drought resistant. Origin: Mexico.  These tiny ..
$3.00
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