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Cucumis sativus - full sun, Plant height: up to 6ft. (vine)
SEED SPECS:  Average 17000 seeds per pound
OP=Open Pollinated    H=Hybrid

Armenian Cucumber Cucumis sativus  Armenian (Cucumis sativus) 60-70 days  OP  This heirloom variety is actually a relative of the honeydew melon and was introduced to Italy from Armenia as early as the 1400s. Stays crisp & sweet even when large.
#242 Packet $3.50 Approximately 50 seeds

Boston Pickling (50-60 days) - OP  Dependable producer of medium sized cucumbers perfect for pickling.
#243 Packet $3.50 Approximately 30 seeds

Burpless Bush (60 days)  H   Hybrid variety with 8 inch fruits.  Excellent taste.
#1248  Packet $3.50  Approximately 30 seeds
#B4z-1248    Bulk seed   4oz  $32.89
#B1-1248    Bulk seed    1lb  $99.51

Chicago Pickling Cucumber  Chicago Pickling (50-60 days) OP   Early prolific variety producing heavy yields of uniform pickle-sized fruits.
#244 Packet $3.50 Approximately 30 seeds

Early Russian (50-55 days) OP  This early variety was first offered for sale in 1888 and is an excellent pickling variety, producing early and continues producing even up to frost. Good short-season variety.
#245 Packet $3.50 Approximately 30 seeds

Heiwa Prolific - OP  This rare Japanese salad cucumber grows up to 15in. long. Dark green & crispy, its burpless and delicious and does well trellised; a good variety for small spaces.
#246 Packet $3.50 Approximately 25 seeds

Lemon Cucumber  Lemon (70-75 days) OP  This baseball sized round cucumber is as yellow as its namesake with tender skin and white flesh. Dates back to the 1890s. Delicious!
#247 Packet $3.50 Approximately 30 seeds .
#B4z-247    Bulk seed   4oz  $15.89
#B1-247    Bulk seed    1lb  $29.90

Longfellow - (62-80 days) OP  This heirloom was originally introduced in 1927 by Rice Seed Co. Produces long (12-15") straight fruits that make a great slicing cucumber.
#248 Packet $3.50 Approximately 50 seeds

Marketmore (60-65 days) OP  One of the best slicing cucumbers, this variety features 4-6ft. vines that produce dependably right up to the first hard freeze. 6-8in. fruits
#249 Packet $3.50 Approximately 30 seeds .
#B4z-249    Bulk seed   4oz  $14.89
#B1-249    Bulk seed    1lb  $27.90

Straight Eight Cucumber  Straight Eight (55-65 days) OP  The standard for slicing cucumbers since 1935. Bears a prolific crop of cucumbers with dark green skin and white flesh; stays crisp and resists disease.
#250 Packet $3.50 Approximately 25 seeds .
#250LG   Large Packet, $13.50  Approximately 300 seeds .
#P-250   One Plant in 2-1/2 inch pot; $4.50
#P6-250   Six Plants- moist root shipping pack;   $11.50

White Wonder (60 days) OP  Introduced in 1833 by Burpee, this variety has 7" long ivory white fruits that are good for slicing or pickling.
#251 Packet $3.50 Approximately 30 seeds .

Soil temperature for planting cucumber seeds
There is great diversity in the cucumber varieties that we offer; which makes the general information provided only valuable as adjustable guidelines. This may also affect your seed planting and propagation strategies and the germination rates under your planting conditions may vary from the seed lot test results. The following soil temperature data is for cucumbers in general. Temperatures are average daytime from planting to emergence. Percentage is average germination rate. Days is number of days to emergence.
50ºF x 0% x 0 days; 59ºF x 95% x 13 days; 68ºF x 99% x 6 days; 77ºF x 99% x 4 days; 86ºF x 99% x 3 days; 95ºF x 99% x 3 days; 104ºF x 49% x 4 days;


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