Old-fashioned type that can be used for both slicing and for pickles depending on the stage of harvesting.
Improved Long Green
Improved Long Green - 65 days- A very large, dual purpose cucumber that gets big quick and has a paler green skin color. Plants stay productive for a long period of time. This one did amazing this year, planted July 4 we had mounds of continuous cucumbers all the way from early September until frost. Introduced in 1842, this one is an old one but has stood the test of time. Pkt. $1.50 Certified Organic Seed
Monastic - 65 days- Dual purpose, short, fat pickling type, cream colored when young, will also work as a small slicer. Good drought tolerance. Pkt. $1.50 Certified Organic Seed
Poona Kheera - 60 days - Fruits start out a mayonnaise color and turn russet potato colored later on. Nearly bitter free. The color changes are good indicators of the edibility. When pale they are tender and bitter free as they look more and more like a russet potato the skin firms ups . Pkt. $2.00 Certified Organic Seed
Sumpter - 53 days - Blocky, medium green color, resistant to a number of diseases. This variety was developed in the south and handles the heat well. Pkt. $1.50
Uzbekski - 50 days- Light green skin turns golden brown, flesh stays crisp after harvest. This is another one of the Russian varieties that keeps well when it turns to a russet potato look. I am sure when this was developed the storage qualities were an important feature in the areas where the seasons were so short. Pkt. $1.50 Certified Organic Seed
White Wonder - 60 days - Ivory white fruits, average 6 inches, works well for both pickles and fresh eating, introduced in 1893. Use the skin color as guide for maturity, the whiter they are the younger and tenderer, as they get yellow they become seedy and lower in quality. Pkt. $1.50