Introduced in 1888, great pickling cucumber with heavy yielding plants. Short vines produce black spined, blocky, cylindrical, medium green fruits 6-7" long by about 2 1\2" across. Good for all kinds of pickles from gherkins on up.
Early pickling cucumber introduced in 1854. Compact vines produce well.
Heirloom slicing cucumber from the 1800's. Mild, long, thin, dark green cucumber has small seeds that develop slowly. Best grown on trellis for straight cucumber as they tend to curl on the ground.
Small white skinned cucumber. Great for fresh eating, skin does not have to be peeled. Very productive with short vines.
Early pickling cucumber introduced by the Morden Research station at Morden Manitoba in 1956. Short vines are very productive. Cucumbers make great pickles but are also good sliced or eaten fresh.
Long mild, burpless, sweet, dark green, ribbed cucumber grows up to 18". Originally from China, this cucumber is best trellised for straight fruit as they tend to curl on the ground. Almost seedless, crisp and tender makes for great fresh eating.
Old Quebec heirloom, very good tasting and easy to digest, slicing cucumber can also be used for pickles. Can grown up to 2' and 3" in diameter. English type cucumber.
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