Cucumbers

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Cucumbers are a must grow for all gardeners. They enrich our lives and are some of the most sold vegetables in the supermarket! So growing cucumbers is a wise move when you are crunching the budget. HRSeeds.com offers you a wide variety of cucumbers to choose from. sikkim cucumber, little potato cucumber, painted serpent, Mexican sour gherkin, Chinese yellow cucumber, Persian pickling cucumber, white wonder Cucumber are just some of the cucumber varieties we offer. We soon plan to offer cucumber starts in spring to many of these varieties once we can expand our greenhouses. Feel free to contact us if you have a variety you want but don't see it here.

Mexican Sour Gherkin, Melothria scabra, A Newly rediscovered heirloom. Produces abundant crops of 1-2" fruits reminiscent of tiny watermelons that fall off the vines when ripe. Sweet cucumber flavor contrasted by a surprising sourness, as if they are already pickled. Great for growing on a trellis, Open pollinated, 60-70 days.
The Straight Eight Cucumber, Cucumis sativus, Was a All-America winner in 1935 for an heirloom cucumber variety. It gets it's name for getting to 8" long very consistently! It's a smooth skin most of the time a dark color but sometimes can be lighter in color. It is the NO. 1 choice for super markets for their long shelf life. open pollinated 65 days
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Sikkim Cucumber, Cucumis sativus var. sikkimensis. Cucumbers are often stir-fried and are quite tasty In Asia. This variety is grown in the Himalayas of Sikkim and Nepal. Sir Joseph Hooker first discovered it in the eastern Himalayas in 1848. Here is part of what he wrote about it: “So abundant were the fruits, that for days together I saw gnawed fruits lying by the natives’ paths by the thousands.
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The Little Potato Cucumber, aka Khira Balam, Cucumis sativus, An alligator skinned heirloom cucumber variety, Originally from India, This cucumber was Introduced into the 1997 SSE Yearbook by Indiana member Robert F. Bruns who got his seed from the USDA. Nearly round 3" fruits with brown russetted skin are borne heavily on robust semi-bush plants. Delicious lemon flavor. Stays crisp in storage. 70 days.
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Here is the Painted Serpent, Cucumis melo var. flexuosus, Melon? Cucumber? AKA Painted Metki Serpent Melon. It looks just like an Armenian cucumber but is very different! It's more like a melon then a cuke. It has a slight sweet taste when fully ripe. It also tends to be very soft unlike a stiffness of a cucumber. We like to pick them before they are fully ripe but can be eaten either way. they can grow as long as 4 feet! Can take 2 months to develop. 70 days.
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