Early Fortune Cucumber

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Introduced around 1910 by the Jerome B. Rice Seed Company of Cambridge, New York. Originated with George Starr of Royal Oak, Michigan, who discovered it in a crop of Davis Perfect (now extinct). Fruits measure 8″ long. 55-60 days.

Plant 6-8 seeds on a 12″ diameter hill, 1″ deep, thin to 3-4 plants in full sun.

Sow seeds outdoors in 12″ diameter hills after the last frost when soil is warm. Space hills 6′ apart in all directions. Can also be started indoors 2-4 weeks before the last frost for an earlier harvest. Cucumbers benefit from consistent moisture. Provide support for vines to save space.

EACH PACKET CONTAINS 25 SEEDS


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Miniature White Cucumbers

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Popular yellow-white miniature eating cucumber. Best eaten when fruits are less than 3″ long. Mild sweet flavor, no need to peel. Productive vines rarely exceed 3′ in length; suitable for container gardening. 50-55 days.

Plant 6-8 seeds on a 12″ diameter hill, 1″ deep, thin to 3-4 plants in full sun.

Sow seeds outdoors in 12″ diameter hills after the last frost when soil is warm. Space hills 6′ apart in all directions. Can also be started indoors 2-4 weeks before the last frost for an earlier harvest. Cucumbers benefit from consistent moisture. Provide support for vines to save space.

EACH PACKET CONTAINS 25 SEEDS


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Parade Cucumber

 

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Popular Russian variety that is resistant to weather extremes. Heavy set of uniform fruits that mature at relatively the same time, making it a good processing variety. Fruits are 5″ long by 2″ in diameter. Sweet and crunchy—one of our favorites at Heritage Farm. 50-60 days.

Plant 6-8 seeds on a 12″ diameter hill, 1″ deep, thin to 3-4 plants in full sun.

Sow seeds outdoors in 12″ diameter hills after the last frost when soil is warm. Space hills 6′ apart in all directions. Can also be started indoors 2-4 weeks before the last frost for an earlier harvest. Cucumbers benefit from consistent moisture. Provide support for vines to save space.

EACH PACKET CONTAINS 25 SEEDS


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Crystal Apple Cucumber

A prolific and sweet flavored cucumber that is shaped like an apple when mature. Listed by Ferry Morse Seed Co. of Detroit in 1934; once very popular in Australia and New Zealand. Very tender creamy white skin. Good for market or home gardeners. 65 days.

Plant 6-8 seeds on a 12″ diameter hill, 1″ deep, thin to 3-4 plants in full sun.

Sow seeds outdoors in 12″ diameter hills after the last frost when soil is warm. Space hills 6′ apart in all directions. Can also be started indoors 2-4 weeks before the last frost for an earlier harvest. Cucumbers benefit from consistent moisture. Provide support for vines to save space.

EACH PACKET CONTAINS 25 SEEDS


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Longfellow Cucumber

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Introduced in 1927 by Jerome B. Rice Seed Company of Cambridge, New York. Preferred by market growers as a “straight pack” sort for shipment to high grade markets. Green-black tapered fruits are 12″ long by 2½” in diameter. 62-80 days.

Plant 6-8 seeds on a 12″ diameter hill, 1″ deep, thin to 3-4 plants in full sun.

Sow seeds outdoors in 12″ diameter hills after the last frost when soil is warm. Space hills 6′ apart in all directions. Can also be started indoors 2-4 weeks before the last frost for an earlier harvest. Cucumbers benefit from consistent moisture. Provide support for vines to save space.

EACH PACKET CONTAINS 25 SEEDS


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Japanese Climbing Cucumber

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Japanese in origin; listed by Thorburn in 1892. A distinct climbing sort with strong grasping tendrils, ideal for growing on a trellis or fence but can also be grown on the ground. Tender, crisp, and slightly tart fruit up to 9″ long. Excellent for both slicing and pickling. 58-65 days.

Plant 6-8 seeds on a hill, 1″ deep, trim to 3-4 plants in full sun.

Sow seeds outdoors in 12″ diameter hills after the last frost when soil is warm. Space hills 6′ apart in all directions. Can also be started indoors 2-4 weeks before the last frost for an earlier harvest. Cucumbers benefit from consistent moisture. Provide support for vines to save space.

EACH PACKET CONTAINS 25 SEEDS


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