(Cucumis sativus). Sow 1 cm deep October to December (cold), September to January (temp), August to March (trop), after all danger of frost has passed. Needs fertile soil. Keep plants well watered and pick fruit before they begin to yellow. Avoid transplanting. 30-35 s/g
Not to Western Australia. This unusual cucumber has unique Golden “Horned” fruit growing to 10 cm. long. Green flesh has a taste of the tropics. Can be used as a dessert. It may not fully mature in cold areas. Packets only.
Long pale ribbed fruit with beautiful sweet taste and texture. Best picked at 30 cm. May not mature in cold areas. Packets only.
Fruit to 45 cm. Best when grown up a trellis. Easily digested and delicious picked at 30 cm. Resists Powdery Mildew and tolerates Downy Mildew.
Good size fruit on a small space saving plant. Ideal for large containers or where space is at a premium. Packets only.
A dark green pickling cucumber capable of very heavy crops for pickles or Gherkins. Resists Downy and Powdery Mildew. Can be used as a miniature slicing cultivar.
An elongated Apple type with white skin and green flecks. Earlier maturing than older types.
A blend of most our cucumbers representing many different types and varieties.
Long Dark green fruit are produced from this first class cultivar. Resistant to both Powdery and Downy Mildew.
Sweet white fruit to around 14 cm. Very heavy producer.
1464: Muncher Burpless (new!)
Thin skinned open pollinated outdoor Lebanese type. Tasty young or fully mature, expect fruit around 17 cm long.
Short branching vines make this variety most suited to large containers or compact outdoor gardens. Use a short trellis. Fruit crunchy, dark green and typically 4cm by 18cm long. Matures quickly in around 60 days.
Very high quality with very attractive dark green fruit. Resistant to Downy and Powdery Mildew, Cucumber Mosaic virus and Scab.
Skin is green and white. Flesh is white and crisp. “Apple” style fruit. Prolific and tasty. An Australian Heirloom variety
GLASS/POLY HOUSE VARIETIES
To be trellised in a glasshouse. Growing instructions included.
Seedless. Fruit is dark green, around 35cm long and shows resistance to Scab, Target Spot and tolerance to Powdery Mildew
Superb Glasshouse Lebanese type. Expect high yields from this variety. Suited to Spring, Summer and early Autumn periods. Expect multiple 15 to 17 cm fruit from each node. Resists Powdery Mildew.
Grow as for cucumbers, preferably on a support. Native of Mexico and Central America. This relative of the cucumber produces heavy crops of grape sized fruit similar to miniature watermelons. Use raw in salads, whole or sliced, or in salsa sauces.