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Slicing


Straight Eight

Straight Eight (AAS 1935) is a cultivar that has been grown here a long time. The fruits are very slow to get overripe. A long green slicer of very good eating quality.

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Price(s): $3.00
Packet Size(s): 36 seeds
Green Ridge

Green Ridge has fruits slightly longer than Straight Eight. We got the seed from Europe over a decade ago but we know nothing about its history.

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Price(s): $3.00
Packet Size(s): 36 seeds
Tante Alice

Tante Alice cucumber comes from Mme Alice Gosselin of Dorchester, QC. She was born in 1910 and grew it for many years. It produces long good-looking fruits.

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Price(s): $3.00
Packet Size(s): 36 seeds
Super Zagross

Super Zagross is a heavy yielding Lebanese cucumber. This seed comes to us from Ferme Coopérative Tourne-Sol / Tourne-Sol Co-operative Farm.

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Price(s): $3.00
Packet Size(s): 36 seeds
1805 Smoothies

1805 Smoothies cucumber was brought to Canada around the turn of the 20th century from Russia. An early small cuke with quite thin, smooth skin. Delightful eating fresh.

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Price(s): $3.00
Packet Size(s): 36 seeds
Bush Crop

Bush crop produces mid-long cukes on somewhat compact plants.

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Price(s): $3.00
Packet Size(s): 36 seeds
Lemon Cucumber

Lemon cucumber (1894) has short oval lemon-yellow fruit with black spines. Flesh is white, crisp and mild.

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Price(s): $3.00
Packet Size(s): 36 seeds
Miniature White

We are offering three white cucumbers this year. Miniature White produces small sweet fruits for fresh eating or pickling.

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Price(s): $3.00
Packet Size(s): 36 seeds
Landis White

Landis White has medium-sized fruits that are crispy, sweet and white at the eating stage. They turn yellow when fully ripe (the seed harvesting stage). An heirloom from Pennsylvania.

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Price(s): $3.00
Packet Size(s): 36 seeds
Boothby’s Blond

Boothby’s Blond, an heirloom variety from Maine, produces crisp medium sized slicers of a yellowy cream colour.

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Price(s): $3.00
Packet Size(s): 36 seeds
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