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Although these are low in calories, they are high in nutrients and quite filling. Popularity of cucumbers dates back to ancient civilization and was not only revered for its nutritional value, but also for skin-healing properties. Through scientific research, cucumbers have been found to contain phytonutrient compounds, such as caffeic acid, which helps to soothe irritated skin and reduce swelling.
Organic Sweet Marketmore Cucumber
One of the most widely grown slicing varieties. Excellent flavor inside smooth, thin, tender skin. Never bitter or tough. Prolific 4-6' vines produce fruit consistently. Harvest while cucumbers are still green. 60-75 days to maturity.
Sweet Success Cucumber
These cucumbers are crisp, mild and easy on the digestion. Its all-female vines tolerate scab and mosaic virus. Produces firm, seedless 14" fruits early in the season. Easy to protect from cucumber beetles by using row cover, which doesn't...