Cucumbers

Cucumbers

Urban Farmer cucumber varieties are trialed on our farm for flavor, yield, shape and disease resistance. We offer a wide selection of slicing, pickling, specialty and greenhouse specific cucumbers. These cucumber varieties will do well for home gardens and market growers.

The Marketer cucumber is an old time favorite since the 1940's! This cucumber variety produces very tasty 9" long deep green cucumbers. Marketer cucumber is just perfect for slicing, salads and pickles when picked small!

The Muncher cucumber is a favorite low acid slicer that is very prolific and tender. This cucumber plant variety produces a smooth nearly spineless, medium green cucumber that is crisp and delicious. Muncher can be pickled when young or eaten fresh when it reach 8-10" long and 2-3" wide. This cucumber's skin is thin and tasty, as it is easily eaten. The Muncher is non-bitter burpless cucumber that produces heavy yields and definitely a favorite!

The Poinsett 76 Cucumber is a great slicing cucumber, as it is delicious cut up in salads or on sandwiches. This cucumber variety produces thick beautiful dark green fruits. The sun-loving Poinsett 76 will get to be 6-8 inches long when mature. This organic favorite is resistant to most cucumber diseases such as downy mildew, powdery mildew, angular leaf spot and anthracnose.

The Amiga Beit Alpha is a great cucumber for markets as it is a good greenhouse cucumber variety! This variety is a refreshing cucumber that has a very sweet taste. When harvested small, the Amiga Beit Alpha can be eaten with skin as it is very delicate. This cucumber variety is very popular variety in different Mediterranean dishes and now becoming popular with Americans because of the fruits fine flavor and high yields. The Amiga Beit Alpha cucumbers are also burpless and have great shelf life.

The Carolina cucumber is a very early, pickling cucumber variety. This variety is a white-spined cucumber that is best used for pickling, but is also a good fresh eater! This cucumber produces excellent fruit and bearing quality. The Carolina is known for having a low percentage of nubs and crooks.

The Ashley cucumber is great for hot Southern weather and has great downy mildew resistance! This variety was released by Clemson Agricultural in 1956 and produces very productive vines that produce 8", dark green cucumbers. Ashley is known to be a very good slicing variety!

The Mexican Sour Gherkins cucumbers have been around since pre-Columbian times, but were not brought into botanical classification until the mid-1800s. Despite being a member of the Cucurbitaceae family, they're only distantly related to the cucumber and will not cross with other cucumber varieties. This variety is also said to be the most cold-tolerant of all cucumbers, and will continue to fruit until the first frost.

Marketmore 76 is an excellent open-pollinated slicer cucumber for its quality and yield potential. This plant produces an abundance of medium length 8-10 inches long cucumbers with dark green skin weighing 8-12 ounces. Its skin is slightly bumpy and can be left on or taken off for slicing and fresh eating. The Marketmore 76 is late maturing, but comes on strong in the middle of summer. This variety is a standard cucumber in home gardens and fresh markets! Organic seed available.

The Armenian Mix is a mixture of Pale and Dark Armenian cucumbers! Enjoy a combination of both pale and dark Armenian cucumbers which produce mild-tasting, deeply ribbed cucumbers. These elongated cucumbers yield uniform, easily digestible, fluted slices. The Armenian Mix is best grown on a trellis to produce straight and long cucumbers. These cucumbers can reach 24 inches long, but are best harvested at about 18 inches.

The Double Yield cucumber is an excellent variety for gherkins and dills. The slender cucumbers are 5-6" long by 2" diameter and remains a dark-green color longer than most cucumbers. The Double Yield cucumber plant has high yields and a high percentage of sets producing two cucumbers at each leaf joint!

The Pioneer cucumber is an excellent pickling cucumber. This variety is more uniform that other varieties. Pioneer has a dark green skin with a delicious crunchy flesh. This is a heavy yielder of pickling cucumber and grows well throughout the USA.

The Pale Armenian cucumber is a crisp, mild flavored cucumber that grows long light green skinned fruits! This cucumber variety produces mild-tasting and deeply ribbed cucumbers. The elongated cucumbers yield uniform, easily digestible and fluted slices. The Pale Armenian is best grown on a trellis to produce straight and long cucumbers and can reach 24 inches long, but are best harvested at about 18 inches.