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lemoncucumberLemon Cucumber
(Cucumis sativus)

Tender annual heirloom. This yellow skinned roundish cucumber tastes like a traditional cucumber, and is really sweet.  Organically grown!  Harvest while small to medium size for best flavor. It is great raw and also as a pickling cucumber.  60 days to maturity.  15 seeds per regular packet. 4 seeds in sample packet.


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Little Leaf Pickling Cucumber
(Cucumis sativus)

An open-pollinated, compact, cold and stress tolerant plant. Certified organic! Blocky, medium sized fruits are good for fresh eating, they pickle well, and have a distinctive bright emerald green color. Vines are compact, multibranching and yield well even under stress. Half normal-sized leaves provide easy visibility and harvesting. Parthenocarpic (plants can set fruit without pollination.) Performs well in greenhouses. 55 days to maturity. 15 seeds in regular packet. 4 seeds in sample packet.


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Marketmore 76 Cucumber
(Cucumis sativus)

A popular open-pollinated cucumber. Certified organic! long, slender, dark green cucumbers. The slender, refined “marketmore look” is the standard for slicing cucumbers. 8 to 9 inch fruits stay uniformly dark green even under weather stress. Bears fruit for a relatively long time. Plants can set fruit without pollination. Plant seeds indoors 4 weeks before last frost and move to outdoor beds, or wait to plant outside. Be careful because cucumber plants will not survive frost. 58 days to maturity. 15 seeds in regular packet. 4 seeds in sample packet.


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nationalpicklingcucumberNational Pickling Cucumber
(Cucumis sativus)

This pickling cucumber is a tender annual.  It is high yielding, early fruiting on vigorous, medium vines. Retains qualityover a long season. Dark green fruit can be picked small at 2” – 3” long forgherkins or larger at 5” – 6” long for full sized pickles.  Resistant to scab and cucumber mosaic virus. Certified organic, open pollinated tender annual.  55 days to maturity. Regular packet contains approximately 12 seeds. 4 seeds in sample packet.


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straighteightcucumberStraight Eight Cucumber
(Cucumis sativus)

Tender Annual Heirloom.  Certified organic!  Straight Eight is a smooth, straight cucumber up to 8 inches long with deep-green skin. It is mosaic-tolerant and free from stippling. This cucumber is vigorous, early, prolific, and is excellent for home use. A 1935 All-American Selections winner.  Start seeds indoors 2 weeks before last frost and transplanting to garden beds.  Can also be planted directly in garden once soil is 70F.  Can be trellised or allowed to sprawl.  62 days to maturity.  15 seeds in regular packet. 4 seeds in sample packet.


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