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 White Wonder cucumber is a white cucumber with a fresh, crisp texture. This variety was introduced in 1893 and has since been a fun cucumber to grow in the garden. White Wonder looks great in salads to add that extra pop of color. This plant grows cucumbers to be about 6-8" long and 2-3" wide. The White Wonder is known for its great crisp texture that is perfect for fresh eating or tasty pickles!

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.

Boston Pickling cucumbers are a high yielding plant with a continuous harvest! Just like its name, the Boston Pickling is great for making pickles! This cucumber will grow to 3" long and smooth with black spines.

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 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 Homemade Pickles is a trusted heirloom cucumber great for pickling at home. This variety is the most popular pickling cucumber raised by home gardeners and pickle lovers! The Homemade Pickles Cucumber, also known as the Southern Homemade Pickles Cucumber, is a very vigorous bush type plants and is very resistant to common cucumber diseases and produces a large abundance of wonderful little, medium green colored cucumbers. This variety produces over a long season and is ideal for container gardening or growing where space is very limited!

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 Green Finger cucumber has nice green thin skin and an exceptional taste! This variety is a Beit Alpha type cucumber that has a small seed cavity. The Green Finger is best picked when it gets to be 4-6 inches in size. It also stores well. The Green Finger plant has very high yields as well with excellent disease resistance. It is a favorite for having few seeds and being a great slicer!

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 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 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 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.