Cucumber

CUCUMBER ‘Richmond Green’
Cucumis sativas

An Australian heirloom, also known as Richmond Green Apple. Plump, juicy and green cucumbers that are a favourite due to their white, crisp flesh, excellent flavour and bitter-free skin. Produces a large crop of oval fruit 8-12 cm in length. 20 seeds.

$3.50
Heirloom
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Cumber ‘Muncher’
Cucumis sativas

A tender, burpless Lebanese style cucumber. Excellent flavour with a thin skin and crisp flesh that is never bitter. Grows to 15-20 cm long and 2-4 cm wide. Can be used fresh or pickled. If pickling harvest cucumbers 8-15 cm long. A productive vine with cucumbers ready to harvest relatively early when compared to the larger varieties.  20 seeds.

$3.50
Organic
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Cucumber ‘Poinsett 76’
Cucumis sativas

A smooth skinned slicing cucumber that was first released in 1976 in USA. A high yielding variety that can grow in a range of conditions with good disease resistance. The fruit grow to 15 – 20 cm long and are thin skinned with a crisp, white flesh. Vines can be trained up a string or trellis or left to grow along the ground. 40 seeds.

$3.50
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Cucumber ‘Crystal Apple’
Cucumis sativas

An Australian heirloom that produces crisp, light green cucumbers in the shape and size of a small apple. The fruit is sweet, mild and tender. A heavy yielding variety with a vigorous vine that can be tied to a trellis or left to sprawl on the ground. Eat fresh or suitable to pickle. 20 seeds.

$3.50
Heirloom
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Cucumber ‘Calypso’
Cucumis sativas

A pickling cucumber that also has great flavour when eaten fresh. A productive variety due to it mostly producing female flowers, so it is very important to plant another variety of cucumber to ensure good pollination! The cukes are green and grow to 10 cm long and 2-3cm wide and a vigorous vine. Originating from India. 30 seeds.

$3.50
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Cucumber 'Mid East Peace'
Cucumis sativas

An heirloom Lebanese styled cucumber. This productive variety is a must for home gardeners as it has a superb sweet flavour. Fruits have a smooth, thin green skin and a sweet flavour, without bitterness. It can be harvested small for pickling or left to mature (15-20 cm) for salads and slicing. Early and productive in cooler climates. 15 seeds.

$3.50
Heirloom
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Cucumber ‘Biet Alpha’
Cucumis sativas

Your classic Lebanese styled cucumber. The fruit are spineless, thin skinned, dark green with great flavour and disease resistance. Eat fresh, grows to 15cm. Grow outdoors or in a greenhouse. Sets fruit without requiring pollination, greatly increasing the yield per plant.  75 seeds.

$3.50
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Cucumber ‘Suyo Long’
Cucumis sativas

A sweet tasting, bitter free cucumber from China. The tender, crisp fruit grow up to 35cm long. An unusual variety that is adapted to a wide range of conditions, high yielding and maintains a fine flavour even under poor growing conditions. Use fresh or pickled. Young fruit are spiney and become smoother at peak maturity. 25 seeds.
 

$3.50
Organic
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Cucumber ‘Striped Armenian’
Cucumis melo var. flexuosus

An unusual vegetable in that it tastes and looks like a cucumber but is actually a muskmelon. Also known as snake cucumber or painted serpent cucumber. The fruit are ‘S’ shaped with ridges that alternate dark and light green with a slightly fuzzy skin. Grows from 20-45 cm long. An unusual variety with a delicious flavour. 15 seeds.

$3.50
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Cucumber ‘Pickling’
Cucumis sativas

A versatile cucumber that can be used in raw salads or for pickling. A high yielding, early variety that is even suited to cooler climates. Bears medium green fruits on short, space-saving vines. Compost well, water regularly
and pick frequently while small to ensure good colour and shape. Organic seed. 15 seeds.

$3.50
Organic
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