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Armenian Cucumber

Armenian Cucumber (Cucumis melo var. flexuosus)

Technically Armenian cucumbers are a type of melon but their usefulness is identical to a cucumber so they have come to be treated as cucumbers. The long, skinny fruits have a beautiful ribbed skin, crisp texture and the flavor is mild and sweet. Armenian cucumbers can grow quite…

Burpless Cucumber

Burpless Cucumber 'Burpless #26' (Cucumis sativus)

Compact vine produces high yields of 10" (25cm) Cucumbers. Burpless cucumber varieties contain very low or no cucurbitacin, the compound that causes bitterness and can cause some people to "burp" from eating cucumbers. Burpless cucumbers also have a mild flavor, thinner skin, and…

Burpless Cucumber

Burpless Cucumber (Cucumis sativus)

Burpless cucumber varieties contain very low or no cucurbitacin, the compound that causes bitterness and can cause some people to "burp" from eating cucumbers. Burpless cucumbers also have a mild flavor, thinner skin, and fewer seeds than other cucumber types. Several specific…

Canary Melon

Canary Melon 'Amy' (Cucumis melo)

A gourmet type of melon with smooth golden yellow rinds and sweet, white flesh. ‘Amy” is a compact variety that is perfect for small-space gardens or for growing on a trellis to keep the vines contained and save garden space for other plants. Pick melons when the skin has a sweet…

Cucumber

Cucumber 'Burpless Bush' (Cucumis sativus)

This plant produces a large crop of straight, nearly seedless Cucumbers with a mild taste. The fruits contain less of the compound that causes bitterness and burping. This dependable selection maintains a nice bushy habit instead of vining out like most Cucumbers. A great choice for…

Cucumber

Cucumber 'Bush Crop' (Cucumis sativus)

This dependable selection maintains a nice bushy habit instead of vining out like most cucumbers. This means that 'Bush Crop' is a good choice for gardeners with limited space. Plants can be grown in containers or tucked into a corner of the vegetable garden. The straight,…

Cucumber

Cucumber 'Bush' (Cucumis sativus)

Just as the name suggests, 'Bush' cucumbers maintain a nice bushy habit instead of vining out like most cucumbers. A great choice for gardeners with limited space. Plants can be grown in containers or tucked into a corner of the vegetable garden. The petite cucumbers are ideal for…

Cucumber

Cucumber (Cucumis sativus)

Cucumbers are one of the most popular plants for home vegetable gardening. They are easy to grow, produce all season long, and are high in nutritional value. There are two main types of cucumbers; slicing types and pickling types. Slicing types are best for eating fresh. Grow these…

Cucumber

Cucumber 'Eureka' (Cucumis sativus)

Eureka! A versatile hybrid Cucumber that can be harvested young for pickles or allowed to mature to slicing size. Great for small-space gardens because just one variety is needed to provide all types of Cucumbers. Harvest when 2-4” (5-10cm) for pickles or allow to mature to 7”…

Cucumber

Cucumber 'Fanfare' (Cucumis sativus)

This All-America Selections award winning vegetable is prized for its semi-dwarf growth habit and high yields of tasty Cucumbers. Cucumber plants sometimes fall victim to mildews or cucumber mosaic virus, but this variety is specifically bred to resist several of the most common…