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 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.

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 Straight Eight cucumber is a tip-top slicing cucumber and, like its name suggests, is perfectly straight! This Slicing Cucumber is a remarkably uniform cucumber that has a small seed cavity and crisp, fine-grained flesh. This variety is a heavy yielding cucumber and is an All-American selection in 1935. The Straight Eight is free from stippling and has a sweet and mild taste.

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 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 Calypso cucumber plant produces very early, high yielding and uniform cucumbers. This variety is a dependable, heavy yielding cucumber. The Calypso produces firm, 1” diameter cucumbers that are excellent for pickling or eating fresh. This variety offers strong disease-resistance!

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 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.

Suyo Long cucumber is an old Burpless Asian heirloom variety and just like its name, is a very long cucumber! This cucumber can grow up to 15" long! The Suyo Long has an interesting look as it grows with a curl and has a sweet, crisp flavor. Eat the Suyo Long fresh or pickled!

The Dark Armenian cucumber is a beautiful cucumber that once is cut looks like the shape of a flower! The Dark Armenian, or Metki, has a dark skin and crispy flesh. This variety of cucumbers can grow over 18" long but are best picked at 12". These cucumbers are mostly ribbed and have an excellent sweet flavor.

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 Sumter Cucumber is a favorite amongst many home gardeners and market growers for being a great slicer and pickling cucumber. This cucumber variety is a blocky medium-green fruit with white spines. The Sumter is well adapted for many different climates. This organic favorite is disease resistant.

The Brown Russian cucumber looks like it came from another planet, and is fitting because the taste is out of this world! The brown-skinned 6-8" cucumbers have a clear white flesh that has a crisp, mellow flavor sparked with sugary high notes and no bitterness. This cucumber is best harvested at 5-7" in. long, prolific and hardy.

The Manny cucumber is a Beit-Alpha type cucumber that is ideal for greenhouse cultivation. This cucumber variety is fast growing and high resistant to disease. This slicing cucumber is perfect for commercial growing.

The Tasty Green cucumber is a burpless cucumber that is crisp and juicy. This hybrid is a deep green cucumber with long white spines. The Tasty Green is a great cucumber for hot and humid climates. The long 12" inch burpless cucumbers have an excellent, bitter free flavor. This variety is an excellent cucumber for greenhouse growing as it produces high yields.

The Spacemaster 80 cucumber is a bush cucumber plant that is great for containers and small spaces. This variety is a widely adapted home garden type. This bush variety cucumber has an excellent flavor. If space is limited in the garden the Spacemaster 80 is the perfect cucumber plant for small spaces. This cucumber variety is a favorite to grow in pots and containers!

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.

An excellent producer of commercial quality cucumbers that are excellent for pickling. Produces early, large yields of bitter-free fruit; won’t become bitter if left on the vine.