Marketmore 76 is a favored slicing cucumber of many gardeners as well as cooks. It produces an abundance of flavorful straight and smooth 8-9" cucumbers in 65 to 70 Days.
Straight Eight Cucumber is an American Heirloom and one of the most prolific producers of quality cukes ever. This variety is commonly found in Supermarkets and is prized for its flavor, and uniform deep green color. It is a straight and hefty cucumber reaching about 8 inches long - frequently more.
Olympian Slicing Cucumber is a high yielding slicing cucumber that is similar to marketmore varieties such as Marketmore 76 Cucumbers. It was introduced in 1985 by Hollar Seed Company of Colorado, primarily for commercial use, but has gained popularity among Home gardeners.
White Wonder Cucumber is an heirloom that can be traced back to the 1890s.White to Creamy yellow in color the cucumbers average 2 inches round by 6-8 inches long.
Richmond Green Cucumber is a miniature variety, technically a pickler. Fairly compact, it works well in small gardens and containers. It doesn't fare well in hot dry climates with low humidity - it will grow but not as well. It does best in cooler climates.
Lemon Cucumber are excellent for eating fresh, they are tender, crisper and sweeter than standard varieties and can be eaten just like a fruit. They are also good for salads and pickling.
Armenian Cucumber is an Old World heirloom that produces a bounty of mild tasting large and long cucumbers. The skin is light green, ribbed and very thin, almost non-existant. It does not require peeling and does not acquire the bitter taste of some cucumbers.
English Telegraph Cucumber 12 - 18 inches long, it is commonly grown in greenhouses, suitable for hydroponic growing as well as conventional vegetable gardening. A similar variety is English Telegraph Improved Cucumber, a hybrid variety that produces smaller cukes, but has more disease resistance.
Red Hmong Cucumber are initially pale green and turn golden orange as they mature. They rarely attain the full deep red color that is shown in some images. The flavor is mildly melony sweet with a high water content when ripe. They sometimes have a tart flavor and occasionally are a tad bitter.
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