Organic Early Fortune Cucumber, 1910 Heirloom $3.25 $3.75
Seed Exchange - Also known as Special Dark Green, this variety was introduced around 1910 by the Jerome B. Rice Seed Company of Cambridge, New York. It originated with George Starr of Royal Oak, Michigan, who discovered it in a crop of Davis Perfect (now extinct). Fruits measure 8" long. 55-60 days. Best Seller Organic Fruits grow up to 8 inches Dark green skin 55-60 days 25 Seeds   Instructions - When growing plants on a trellis, space seed 6-8" apart and thin plants as necessary; train plants to climb the trellis with an initial guidance. Alternatively, make 12" hills at least 6' apart. Plant 6-8 cucumber seeds per hill 1" deep. After germination, thin to 3-4 plants per hill. Can also be started indoors 2-4 weeks before last frost. Cucumbers benefit from steady moisture. Plant 6-8 Seeds on a Hill Plant 1" Deep Thin to 3 or 4 plants Firefly Farm & Mercantile may substitute suppliers due to availability
Organic Double Yield Cucumber, 1924 Heirloom $3.25 $3.75
The Seed Savers Exchange - A home garden variety grown for fresh eating or canning, this standard, late-season white corn has narrow “shoe peg” (non-rowed) kernels. Tapered 7-8" ears grow on 7-8' stalks that often produce two ears. This historic variety was introduced in 1890 by S. D. Woodruff & Sons of Orange, Connecticut. 88-92 days. Organic Uniform 6 inch long fruit When one fruit is harvested, 2 or 3 more are produced 50-60 days 25 Seeds   Instructions - When growing plants on a trellis, space seed 6-8” apart and thin as necessary; train the plants to climb the trellis with an initial guidance. Alternatively, make 12” hills at least 6’ apart. Plant 6-8 cucumber seeds per hill 1” deep. After germination, thin to 3-4 plants per hill. Plant 6-8 Seeds on a Hill Plant 1" Deep Thin to 3 or 4 plants Firefly Farm & Mercantile may substitute suppliers based on availability We are always adding new varieties so please check back often at Seeds - Vegetables (fireflyfarmandmercantile.com)
Organic Parisian Pickling Cucumber, Late 1800's Heirloom $3.25 $3.75
Seed Exchange - Also known as Improved Bourbonne, this dark-green cucumber with firm, thick flesh and inconspicuous seeds is suitable for pickling or slicing. An historic French variety used in the late 1800s to manufacture gherkins (cornichons). Listed in 1892 by James J. H. Gregory of Marblehead, Massachusetts. Can be harvested small for pickling (50 days) or larger for slicing (70 days) Organic Dark green skin Used for gherkins 70 days 25 Seeds   Instructions - Sow seeds outdoors in 12" diameter hills after the last frost when soil is warm. Space hills 6' apart in all directions. Can also be started indoors 2-4 weeks before the last frost for an earlier harvest. Cucumbers benefit from consistent moisture. Provide support for vines to save space. Plant 6-8 Seeds on a Hill Plant 1" Deep Thin to 3 or 4 plants Firefly Farm & Mercantile may substitute suppliers due to availability. 
Organic Parade Cucumber $3.25 $3.75
The Seed Savers Exchange - Popular Russian variety. Heavyset of uniform fruits that mature at relatively the same time, making it a good processing variety. Fruits are 5" long by 2" in diameter, one of our favorites at Heritage Farm. Resistant to extreme weather conditions. 50-60 days. ±1,200 seeds/oz. Organic & Open-Pollianted Fruits grow to 5 inches long Sweet and crunchy flesh Resistant to extreme weather conditions 50-60 days 25 Seeds per packet Instructions - Sow seeds outdoors in 12" diameter hills after the last frost when soil is warm. Space hills 6' apart in all directions. Can also be started indoors 2-4 weeks before the last frost for an earlier harvest. Cucumbers benefit from consistent moisture. Provide support for vines to save space. Direct Seed: 1" Deep Seeds to Hill: 6-8 Seeds Thin: To 3-4 Plants Light: Full Sun Firefly Farm & Mercantile may substitute suppliers based on availability We are always adding new varieties so please check back often at Seeds - Vegetables (fireflyfarmandmercantile.com)
Organic Armenian Cucumber, 1400's Heirloom $3.25 $4.00
The Living Seed Company - This is my favorite fruit (or is it a vegetable) and love growing it. Also known as Striped Armenian, this unique cucumber was introduced to Italy from Armenia back in the 1400’s.  Botanically a melon (C. melo) but looks and tastes like a cucumber!  A unique appearance of a slender dark and light green striped body. Never has the bitterness often associated with traditional cucumbers instead this fruit is always crunchy and mild in flavor.  Known for having few seeds and no bumps, best of all this fruit does not need to be peeled. Known as the snake cucumber, snake melon, uri and the yard-long cucumber. Usually grows between 12"–18” and maintains its sweetness, even when grown larger! Delicious raw in salads, on sandwiches, in a veggie plater and nice for pickles! Great when trained on a trellis to keep fruit straighter. For tastiest cukes harvest at 6"–12” long. Very productive! Organic Fruits grow up to 18 inches Striped skin 25 Seeds   Instructions - Sow outside after all danger of frost. For best results grow on a trellis to keep the fruits straight.  Mulch the plants when 10" tall to help retain moisture and keep the roots cool.  Sow 2-3 weeks after the last frost Plant 12" apart Thin to every 3-4' Firefly Farm & Mercantile may substitute suppliers due to availability
Organic Longfellow Cucumber, 1927 Heirloom $3.25 $3.75
The Seed Savers Exchange - Introduced in 1927 by Jerome B. Rice Seed Company of Cambridge, New York. Preferred by market growers as a “straight pack” sort for shipment to high-grade markets. Green-black tapered fruits are 12" long by 2½" in diameter. 62-80 days. ±900 seeds/oz. Organic Fruit grows to 12 inches Green-black skin Straight shape appeals to high-grade markets 62-80 days 25 Seeds per packet Instructions - Sow seeds outdoors in 12" diameter hills after the last frost when soil is warm. Space hills 6' apart in all directions. Can also be started indoors 2-4 weeks before the last frost for an earlier harvest. Cucumbers benefit from consistent moisture. Provide support for vines to save space. Direct Seed: 1" Deep Seeds to Hill: 6-8 Seeds Thin: To 3-4 Plants Light: Full Sun Firefly Farm & Mercantile may substitute suppliers based on availability We are always adding new varieties so please check back often at Seeds - Vegetables (fireflyfarmandmercantile.com)
Organic Jelly Melon Cucumber $3.25 $3.75
The Seed Savers Exchange - Also known as Kiwano or African Horned Cucumber, although botanically, this thorny oval fruit, filled with lots of seeds and greenish-gold gel, is not a true cucumber. Its fruits have a flavor reminiscent of pomegranate and citrus and are high in vitamin C. Jelly Melon originated in semi-arid Africa near the Kalahari Desert and is often used as a garnish or decorative fruit. 120 days. ±1,400 seeds/oz. Organic & Open-Pollinated Fresh eating & decorative Thorny oval fruits Green-gold gel-filled fruits Flavor like citrus or pomegranate 120 days 25 Seeds per packet This variety will grow well in most regions of the United States but does not tolerate cold well. Instructions - Sow seeds outdoors in 12" diameter hills after the last frost when soil is warm. Space hills 6' apart in all directions. Can also be started indoors 2-4 weeks before the last frost for an earlier harvest. Provide support for vines to save space. Direct Seed: 1" Deep Seeds to Hill: 6-8 Seeds Thin: To 3-4 Plants Light: Full Sun Firefly Farm & Mercantile may substitute suppliers based on availability We are always adding new varieties so please check back often at Seeds - Vegetables (fireflyfarmandmercantile.com)
Organic A & C Pickling Cucumber, 1928 Heirloom $2.95 $3.25
Seed Savers- Also known as Ace. Uniformly straight 10" fruits hold their dark-green color for a long time. Very productive and a good choice for pickling, as the name suggests. Excellent variety for home or market gardens. Best picked when 4-6" long. Introduced in 1928 by Abbott & Cobb of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. 50-55 day Organic Uniform, 10 inch fruits Very productive 50-55 days 25 Seeds   Instructions - Sow seeds outdoors in 12"-diameter hills after the last frost when soil is warm. Space hills 3' apart in all directions. Can also be started indoors 2-4 weeks before the last frost for an earlier harvest. This species benefits from consistent moisture. Provide support for vines to save space. Plant 6-8 Seeds on a Hill once soil warms up Plant 1" Deep Thin to 3 or 4 plants Firefly Farm & Mercantile may substitute suppliers due to availability. 
Organic Snow's Fancy Pickling Cucumber, 1905 Heirloom $2.95 $3.25
Seed Savers- Selected from Chicago Pickling by J. C. Snow of the famous Snow Pickle Farm in Rockford, IL. This pickle is also known as Snow's Pickling. Listed circa 1905 by Vaughan Seed House of Chicago. Once a very popular small pickle, can still be used to make fancy pickles today. Dark green, short and slender (5" long by 1½" wide), thin flesh. 50-60 days Organic Dark green skin Slender fruits grow to 5 inches Thin flesh 50-60 days 25 Seeds   Instructions - Sow seeds outdoors in 12"-diameter hills after the last frost when soil is warm. Space hills 3' apart in all directions. Can also be started indoors 2-4 weeks before the last frost for an earlier harvest. This species benefits from consistent moisture. Provide support for vines to save space. Plant 6-8 Seeds on a Hill once soil warms up Plant 1" Deep Thin to 3 or 4 plants Firefly Farm & Mercantile may substitute suppliers due to availability. 
Organic Suyo Long Cucumber $3.25 $3.75
The Seed Savers Exchange - This very traditional ribbed variety from China grows 10-18"-long on productive 5' vines that should be trellised if you prefer straighter fruit. Thin skin and sweet flesh make this a great variety for fresh eating. Heat-tolerant, disease-resistant, and reported to be burpless. 65 days. ±800 seeds/oz. Organic & Open-pollinated Ribbed, curving fruits grow up to 18 inches Thin skin and sweet flesh Burpless 65 days 25 Seeds per packet Instructions - When growing plants on a trellis, space seed 6-8" apart and thin plants as necessary; train plants to climb the trellis with initial guidance. Alternatively, make 12" hills at least 6' apart. Plant 6-8 cucumber seeds per hill 1" deep. After germination, thin to 3-4 plants per hill. Can also be started indoors 2-4 weeks before the last frost. Cucumbers benefit from steady moisture. Direct Seed: 1" Deep Seeds to Hill: 6-8 Seeds Thin: To 3-4 Plants Light: Full Sun Firefly Farm & Mercantile may substitute suppliers based on availability We are always adding new varieties so please check back often at Seeds - Vegetables (fireflyfarmandmercantile.com)
Organic Boothby's Blonde Cucumber, Heirloom $3.25 $3.75
The Seed Savers Exchange - Heirloom from the Boothby family of Livermore, Maine. Heavy producer of oval, creamy yellow, warty fruits with black spines. Excellent crisp sweet flavor, no need to peel. Best when eaten at 4" long. Very good for bread and butter pickles. 55-60 days. Organic & Open-pollinated Light yellow skin Fruits are oval shaped Excellent sweet flavor Harvest fruits when 4 inches 55-60 days Instructions - Sow seeds outdoors in 12" diameter hills after the last frost when soil is warm. Space hills 6' apart in all directions. Can also be started indoors 2-4 weeks before the last frost for an earlier harvest. Cucumbers benefit from consistent moisture. Provide support for vines to save space. Direct Seed: 1" Deep Seeds to Hill: 6-8 Seeds Thin: To 3-4 Plants Light: Full Sun Firefly Farm & Mercantile may substitute suppliers based on availability We are always adding new varieties so please check back often at Seeds - Vegetables (fireflyfarmandmercantile.com)
Organic Marketmore 76 Cucumber $2.95 $3.25
Marketmore 76 remains the most widely-planted open-pollinated slicer in the US! High Mowing Organic Seeds - Dark green fruits stay green and mild-tasting even under heat stress, while multiple disease resistances keep plants vigorous and highly productive across a long picking season. Showed good resistance to angular leaf spot and anthracnose in our trials. Organic, non-GMO, and open-pollinated 8-9" Dark green skin with bright white flesh Used for fresh eating 65 days 1/16 ounce (~25 Seeds) Highly resistant to Cucumber Mosaic Virus, Scab, and Powdery Mildew   Instructions - Sow seeds outdoors in 12" diameter hills after the last frost when soil is warm. Space hills 6' apart in all directions. Can also be started indoors 2-4 weeks before the last frost for an earlier harvest. Cucumbers benefit from consistent moisture. Provide support for vines to save space. Plant 6-8 Seeds on a Hill once the soil warms to 75 degrees Plant 1" Deep Thin to 3 or 4 plants Firefly Farm & Mercantile may substitute suppliers due to availability. 
Organic Mexican Sour Gherkin Cucumber, 1866 Heirloom $2.95 $3.25
Seed Savers- This Mexican and Central American species bears an abundance of 1" fruits that resemble tiny watermelons. Their initial flavor profile is that of a sweet cucumber, but is followed by a surprising “already pickled” taste, offering an interesting and spirited note. Great for growing on a trellis, this species’ fruits fall from the vines when ripe and are great for pickling with small peppers and garlic. This cucumber relative was recorded by French botanist Charles Victor Naudin in 1866. 60-70 days. Organic Fruits grow to 1-2 inches, resembling tiny watermelons Good flavor Taste as if they are already pickled Grows well on a trellis 60-70 days 25 Seeds   Instructions - Sow seeds outdoors in 12"-diameter hills after the last frost when soil is warm. Space hills 3' apart in all directions. Can also be started indoors 2-4 weeks before the last frost for an earlier harvest. This species benefits from consistent moisture. Provide support for vines to save space. Plant 6-8 Seeds on a Hill once soil warms up Plant 1" Deep Thin to 3 or 4 plants Firefly Farm & Mercantile may substitute suppliers due to availability. 
True Lemon Cucumber, 1894 Heirloom $3.25 $3.75
The Seed Savers Exchange - This rust- and drought-resistant, highly productive variety is a popular market cucumber in Australia, where it is also known as Lemon or Garden Lemon cucumber due to its lemon-like appearance when ripe and its slightly citrusy flavor. Easy to digest and well-suited for pickling and fresh eating, it was listed in the 1894 catalog of Samuel Wilson of Mechanicsville, Pennsylvania. 58-70 days. ±700 seeds/oz. Organic & Open-pollinated Fruits resemble a lemon Faint lemon flavor Extremely productive Rust and drought resistant 58-70 days 25 Seeds per packet Instructions - When growing plants on a trellis, space seed 6-8" apart and thin plants as necessary; train plants to climb the trellis with initial guidance. Alternatively, make 12" hills at least 6' apart. Plant 6-8 cucumber seeds per hill 1" deep. After germination, thin to 3-4 plants per hill. Can also be started indoors 2-4 weeks before the last frost. Cucumbers benefit from steady moisture. Direct Seed: 1" Deep Seeds to Hill: 6-8 Seeds Thin: To 3-4 Plants Light: Full Sun Firefly Farm & Mercantile may substitute suppliers based on availability We are always adding new varieties so please check back often at Seeds - Vegetables (fireflyfarmandmercantile.com)
Organic Crystal Apple Cucumber, 1930 Heirloom $3.25 $3.75
The Seed Savers Exchange - (aka Apple Shaped) A prolific and sweet flavored cucumber that is shaped like an apple when mature. This historic variety was introduced by the Arthur Yates seed house of Sydney, Australia. By the 1930s, American seed houses such as Ferry Morse Seed Co. offered it. Very tender creamy white skin. Good for market or home gardeners. 65 days. ±1,000 seeds/oz. Organic Round to apple-shaped fruits Tender creamy white skin Unique offering for market growers 65 days 25 Seeds per packet Instructions - Sow seeds outdoors in 12" diameter hills after the last frost when soil is warm. Space hills 6' apart in all directions. Can also be started indoors 2-4 weeks before the last frost for an earlier harvest. Cucumbers benefit from consistent moisture. Provide support for vines to save space. Direct Seed: 1" Deep Seeds to Hill: 6-8 Seeds Thin: To 3-4 Plants Light: Full Sun Firefly Farm & Mercantile may substitute suppliers based on availability We are always adding new varieties so please check back often at Seeds - Vegetables (fireflyfarmandmercantile.com)
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