Slicers

 Predominantly used for fresh slicing.

Athens

Athens - 75 days - Very large, dark green slicer.  Fruits can get quite large and still remain nearly seed free. Superb quality.  This is always one of the nicest looking market cucumbers and the fruits remain seed free for a long period of time and in the end have very few seeds as well. Pkt. $2.50   Certified Organic Seed

Bedfordshire Prize

Bedfordshire Prize- 65 days- A good 10 inches green slicing cucumber.  High and continuous yields.  An excellent English variety.   Pkt. $3.00  Certified Organic Seed

Beit Alpha

Beit Alpha- 56 days- Straight, thick, tender fruit, medium green skin, mild.  Super thin skin make these a super garden snack food, no need to peel and no bitterness. The super thin skin makes them highly susceptible to cucumber beetle issues. Pkt. $1.50

Black Diamond

Black Diamond- 67 days- Old-fashioned  medium dark green cucumber with a long history introduced in 1920.  Pkt. $1.50  Certified Organic Seed

Burpee’s Sunnybrook Early

Burpee’s Sunnybrook Early- 60 days- 9 to 11 inch dark green, white spine cucumbers. An old Burpee into  Pkt. $1.50  Certified Organic Seed

Burpless Tendergreen

Burpless Tendergreen - 70 days - Light green with white spines, average 10 inches long, slight blocky shape. Super tnedre skin with excellent taste.   Pkt. $1.50 Certified Organic Seed

Delikatesse

Delikatesse- 60 days- Medium green, 8 to 10 inch slicer.  Superb, semi-burpless type.  Pkt. $1.50

Emporeur Alexandre

Emporeur Alexandre-  60 days - From Russian royalty.  Medium green fruits picked at 6 inch optimum long length.  Mild flavor, very productive.  Pkt. $2.00  Certified Organic Seed

Frost Resistant

Frost Resistant - 60 days - Early, disease tolerant and productive, but variable in fruit color from pale green to whitish, 6 to 8 inch slicer. Pkt. $2.00 Certified Organic Seed

Glorie de Paris

Glorie de Paris - 65 days - Terrific yielder of 12 to 15 inch long, vary uniform, blocky slicing cucumber.  Fruits can get quite large and still remain relatively seed free.    Pkt. $2.75 Limit 1 pkt. Certified Organic Seed

Greek

Greek - 60 days - Very productive and tasty.  Not a real dark color and doesn’t look like traditional type, but excellent quality.  My favorite for refrigerator pickles, no need to peel, mild all the way through.  This one does not make good canned pickles. Pkt. $2.00 Certified  Organic Seed

Improved Telegraph

Improved Telegraph-80 days-  the seed was in some of Tom Knoche’s  collection and was 26 years old. Surprising it grew and well. The yields were huge with many 18plus inch near seed free  fruits. This variety does not produce a lot of seeds so we had literally 6 times the  amount of fruit to get the same amount of seed of most varieties. The fruit  remain in a great edible state for a very long time. It does best if trellised to allow the fruit to hang down. Pkt. $2.75 Certified Organic Seed 

Japanese Climbing

Japanese Climbing- 63 days- A very uniform, dark green slicer type.  High yields.  Pkt. $1.50 Certified Organic Seed

Lemon

Lemon - 60 days - Super tasty globe shaped lemon colored skin.  I like to take them whole in my lunch.  Skin is not bitter.  Pkt. $1.50

Longfellow

Longfellow- 67 days- Long 12 to 15 inches  green American type slicer.  Remains edible when larger than most.   Introduced in 1927.  Pkt. $2.00  Certified Organic Seed

Lungo Verde Degli Ortolani

Lungo Verde Degli Ortolani- 65 days- deep green smooth slicer from Italy.  Pkt. $2.50 Certified Organic Seed

Marketer

Marketer -- 62 days - Introduced in 1943, slender smooth tapered, dark green, long harvest period.  Pkt. $1.50

Metki White Armenian

Metki White Armenian - 75 days - Actually a muskmelon by species.  Used as a cucumber, long, pale skinned fruits.  These are popular in the Middle East and are very mild and easy to digest. Pkt. $1.50

Mirella

Mirella- 70 days-  A very nice, blocky,  Middle Eastern type burpless, thin-skinned cucumber.  Not the best in fusarium resistance, but superb for eating.  Pkt. $1.50   Certified Organic Seed 

Straight Nine

Straight Nine- 60 days- An improved version of Straight Eight, more tolerant to drought and downy and powdery mildew, green in color.  Pkt. $2.50  Certified Organic Seed

Tokiwa

Tokiwa - 70 days - Very large slicer, uniform in shape, very tasty.  Very closely resembles a seedless greenhouse cucumber.  Fruits remain in superb eating condition even when they get very large.  Excellent source for anyone growing for farmers’ markets.  Pkt. $2.50  Certified Organic Seed

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