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Specializing in rare and endangered heirloom vegetable, flower and herb seed.

Heirloom/Heritage
Cucumber Seed

(Cucumis sativus)

All of our seed is open pollinated, non-hybrid, non-GMO, untreated, natural heirloom seed.

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Lemon Cucumber (1894)

Originally obtained in Australia and introduced in 1894. The productive vines produce lemon shaped yellow cucumbers that are easily digested. My good friend Rob Woodhouse has been growing these for years and they are one of his favorites! Great in salads. (65 days to maturity)

  • Package Qty: 25 seeds
  • Price: $3.00
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Longfellow (1927)

Introduced by the Rice Seed Company of Cambridge, New York in 1927. The long slicing cucumbers are 12 inches long by 2" wide and are great for market growers or home gardeners.

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  • Price: $3.00
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Lyaluk

A rare old Belarusian heirloom that I obtained from Andrey Baranovski of Belarus. The healthy vines produce many pickling cucumbers early in the season. The fruit can also be used for slicing. (45 days)

  • Package Qty: 25 seeds
  • Price: $3.00
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Mideast Prolific

An open pollinated Middle Eastern type cucumber that is very delicious and excellent for slicing. The smooth glossy fruit are 6-8" long. (65 days)

"Not Available This Year"

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  • Price: $3.00

Miniature White

This tasty little heirloom has a mild sweet flavor and is great for fresh eating. There is no need to peel and the vines are quite compact. The skin is a creamy white color and makes a great addition to salad. Best picked when under 3 inches long. A favorite! 50-55 days to maturity.

  • Package Qty: 25 seeds
  • Price: $3.00

Mirella

A Mid Eastern type cucumber with smooth thin skin, medium size dark green fruit. This variety is very productive and great for eating! Becoming quite rare. (70 days to maturity)

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  • Price: $3.00

Morden Early (1956)

Introduced by the Morden Research Station in Morden, MB in 1956. One of the earliest pickling cucumbers available. Short vines produce loads of fruit. An excellent variety! Great for short season areas!

"Out of Stock"

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  • Price: $3.95

National Pickling (1924)

(aka National, National Pickle) The National Pickle Packers Association commissioned George Starr of Michigan State University to breed a new cultivar with fruit suitable for both small pickles and large dills. His cultivar was named National Pickling and introduced in 1924. The productive vines produce an abundance of fruit that are perfect for pickling! (55 days to maturity)!

  • Package Qty: 25 seeds
  • Price: $3.00

Parisian Pickling

First listed by J. H. Gregory in 1892 but grown earlier in France. This variety was used for gherkins or cornichons. It is very small and was originally known as Small Pickling or Gherkin Cucumber. Used for pickling or slicing when older. RARE. (60 days to maturity)

  • Package Qty: 25 seeds
  • Price: $3.00

Sanjaku Kiuri

An heirloom Japanese cucumber who’s name translates as Japan Three Foot Cucumber. The long narrow green fruit are best eaten under 18" long but can get much longer. The fruit have very few seeds and can be eaten fresh or pickled. Very productive! (70 days)

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  • Price: $3.95
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Sushyk

A productive cucumber developed by the late Klem Sushyk of Porcupine Plain, Saskatchewan. Mr. Sushyk developed this variety in the 1950’s. I received seeds for this excellent variety from Stan Zubrowski who obtained seeds from his neighbor Eva Deforest who grows this variety every year. This variety has short vines and is fairly early and nice for pickles.

"Not Available This Year"

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  • Price: $3.00

Suyo Long

This heirloom cucumber is originally from northern China and is remarkable for its long slender fruit that can reach 18 inches in length. Should be grown on a trellis for straight fruit or grown on the ground for some really interesting curled and twisted fruit. The flesh is crisp and mild and rarely becomes bitter. (70 days to maturity)

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  • Price: $3.95

Tante Alice

A wonderful heirloom originating with the late Alice Gosselin of Dorchester, QC who grew this special variety for many years. Her nephew gave 5 seeds to Antoine d’Avignon in 1995 who was then a representative and founder of Seeds of Diversity in Quebec. Antoine then grew the seeds and began offering the variety through Seeds of Diversity. Tante Alice is a very impressive large cucumber that is easily digested, has a wonderful aroma and taste and is resistant to many diseases and insects. Highly recommended!

  • Package Qty: 25 seeds
  • Price: $3.95

Vert Long de Chine

Old heirloom from France with long green fruit. EXTREMELY RARE. (65-70 days) Low quantity. (15 seeds/pkt)

"Not Available This Year"

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  • Price: $3.95
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