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 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 Lemon cucumber is very tender, clean, crisp and sweet taste that is never bitter! This variety is a great cucumber for salads and pickling. Don't be fooled by this heirloom's unusual shape, these bright yellow balls are excellent for salads and pickling! This plant produces regular-sized vines that yield heavily and for a long time.

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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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!

These make delicious, crispy snacks that grow well in the greenhouse or garden. snack-sized, mini cucumbers that grow well in the field or greenhouse. High yielding mini-beit alpha plants are covered in small, uniform fruits that have very smooth skin and juicy, refreshing flesh. Harvest when fruit is finger sized.

Grow little gherkins in patio pots with this award-winning beauty. A compact cucumber with semi-vining growth habit that produces high yields of delicious little black-spined cukes. Best picked at just 2 to 4 inches long with crisp and crunchy texture. This variety of gherkins holds up well to pickling, and make the perfect little pickles for gourmet occasions. An All-America Selections Winner.

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 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 Arkansas Little Leaf Cucumber is a medium bush type that produces delicious white spined fruits that are perfect for pickling! This variety has smaller, compact leaves that are great for growing in containers. This popular and reliable cucumber grows to be 3-4 inches long.

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.

The compact Burpless Bush Slicer cucumber plant yields beautiful cucumbers that are perfect for slicing. This wonderful burpless bush cucumber variety is a smooth skin slicer that produces straight 10" x 1.5" cucumbers with dark green skin. These cucumbers have a small seed cavity and very smooth skin. The Burpless Bush Slicer is a favorite for being an excellent cucumber for slicing and eating fresh!

Burpless Supreme is mild and easy to eat. This variety was bred for its thin skin and almost seedless qualities. This variety is great when sliced, and is top-notch for pickling when harvested small.