Both salad cucumbers and picklers are easy to grow and a must for your garden-
-Sweet Marketmore Cucumber #GHC-1
Remains the most widely-planted open-pollinated slicing cuke in the US. The 8-9” dark green fruits stay green and mild-tasting even under heat stress. Multiple disease resistances keep plants vigorous and highly productive across a long picking season. Shows good resistance to Angular Leaf Spot and Anthracnose in our trials. (Cucumis sativus). 65 Days.
-Suyo Long Cucumber #GHC-2
45 days. 10-16 in. Remarkable Chinese variety produces quantities of long, curvaceous fruits. Spiny skin protects the delicious, non-bitter flesh. Always one of the favorites in our taste tests. Almost seedless, the fruits are burpless, crisp, and tender.
-Lemon Cucumber #GHC-3
67 days- 7 foot vines are covered with crunchy round yellow cucumbers. Best harvested at 1 1/2 “ for pickling, 2” for salad. Excellent never bitter old fashioned cucumber flavor with a hint of nuttiness. Heavy Water, Partial Shade.
-Straight Eight Cucumber #GHC-4
-52-75 days. Oldtime favorite with a vigorous vine, male and female flowers on same plant, Smooth, dark green skin. 8 inch fruits with blunt ends. Bred by Ferry Morse in 1935- Hybrid. Heavy water, sun.
-National Pickling Cucumber # GHC-5
-52 days. All purpose Pickler developed by the National Pickle Packers Assoc. Short, thick, cukes with blunt ends are perfect for pickles and slicing into salads. 6" and perfect for fitting into pickle jar- a heavy producer, medium green with stripes. Just what the pickle packers asked for!
- Armenian Cucumber #GHC-6
-60-70 days. Introduced from Armenia to Italy in the 1400's, this attractive, crisp 12-18" cuke stays sweet even when the fruit is large. Thin skinned with dense flesh, few seeds, and a pleasant, mild flavor. Botanically, a close relative of the honeydew melon. Thrives in hot weather.
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