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 Marketer cucumber is an old time favorite since the 1940's! This cucumber variety produces very tasty 9" long deep green cucumbers. Marketer cucumber is just perfect for slicing, salads and pickles when picked small!

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 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 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.

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 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 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.

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 Armenian Mix is a mixture of Pale and Dark Armenian cucumbers! Enjoy a combination of both pale and dark Armenian cucumbers which produce mild-tasting, deeply ribbed cucumbers. These elongated cucumbers yield uniform, easily digestible, fluted slices. The Armenian Mix is best grown on a trellis to produce straight and long cucumbers. These cucumbers can reach 24 inches long, but are best harvested at about 18 inches.

The Pioneer cucumber is an excellent pickling cucumber. This variety is more uniform that other varieties. Pioneer has a dark green skin with a delicious crunchy flesh. This is a heavy yielder of pickling cucumber and grows well throughout the USA.

The SMR 58 cucumber is a vigorous standard pickling cucumber. This variety is an improvement over older varieties for it to be top producing and disease resistant. The SMR 58 can be grown on a fence or trellis for extra support.