Cucumbers don't have to be green and oblong as the ones we find in the supermarket – they can also be white, yellow, round and oval. Why not try a new kind this year?
A cucumber for the greenhouse and for warm locations outdoors. Long, of uniform thickness...More info →
Is a medium early slicer for northern conditions grown directly in plots or...More info →
Is a smaragd green pickle ghurkin, that also is enjoyable fresh for salads. The plant...More info →
Also called Lemon. Is for growing outdoors and gives a fruit that is round like a ball...More info →
Harvest fruit when 13-15 cm.A misprint on the the seed bag says Beit Alpha.More info →
Photo courtesy of Johnny's Selected Seeds, Johnnyseeds.com...More info →
Delicate, perfectly smooth, dark green, sweet tasting salad-cucumber ready to be enjoyed...More info →
Is cream coloured, small and plump like an egg, our early favourite cucumber. The plant...More info →
Appeared in the assortment of several seed companies around the turn of the 20th century....More info →
We have long been looking for a Beit Alpha cucumber that is not a hybrid and is...More info →
Yields a smooth (with a few thorns) dark green cucumber, about 30 -35 cm long with...More info →
Is outstanding in flavour, the most delicious cucumber ever, is a very old sort from...More info →
Is a cucumber from Northern China for growing in green houses and outdoors. It's a very...More info →
4000 years ago it was grown universally in most of Asia and arrived in Europe via the Middle East and North Africa. With the fall of the Roman Empire it disappeared from Europe and was not grown again until the mid 1500s. The cucumber came to Sweden in the 1600s.
Cucumbers are, together with melons, pumpkins, marrows, squashes and gourds, the most commonly grown crops of the gourd family.