Heirloom Cucumber Seeds - Diane's Flower Seeds
Heirloom Cucumber Seeds

Cucumbers are a refreshing vegetable with high water content - great for eating in hot weather. They can also be pickled and enjoyed in the winter.

Sowing Cucumber Seeds

Sow outdoors after the last frost date, 1/2" deep. Or start indoors 3 weeks early. Space 2' apart in rows. Or grow 3 plants per hill. Space hills 4-6' apart. Full sun.


Cucumber 'Marketmore 76'
(70 days)

80 seeds   $2.75                    
Marketmore 76 is a beautiful, 8" long cucumber that is the standard for home gardeners. It's a good slicing variety that holds its sweet flavor in hot weather. Dark green, slightly bumpy, cylindrical fruits. Productive and disease resistant.

American heirloom, 1976.
Cucumber 'National Pickling'
(55 days)

80 seeds   $2.75   
National Pickling is our top pick for a productive pickling cucumber. It produces loads of bumpy-skinned fruits that can be picked at any size, up to 6" long. It's a dual-purpose cucumber that's good for fresh eating, too.

American heirloom, 1935.

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Lemon cucumber is a popular heirloom. Pick the 4" fruits when they are pale greenish-yellow for best flavor. The long, vigorous vines are very productive. This cucumber is best for fresh eating (too soft for pickling). Non-bitter.

American heirloom, 1894.
Cucumber 'Lemon'
(60 days)

80 seeds   $2.75                   
Cucumber 'Lemon'
Cucumber 'National Pickling'
Cucumber 'Marketmore 76'