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Post  peoriagrammy on 8/8/2012, 11:43 pm

Hi All,
I'm thinking about planting English Cucumbers this fall but (a) I'm having trouble finding organic seeds online and (b) I'm not sure exactly what name I should be looking for. I learned from one site that English cucumbers actually originated in Asia and I have seen some Asian seeds. Does anyone out there know anything about English Cucumbers and where I can find organic seed? TIA for your help!
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Post  camprn on 8/9/2012, 7:44 am

I tried looking up English cucumber and came up with various varieties of cukes. Do you have a latin name or a photo of what you want to grow?

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Post  Icemaiden on 8/9/2012, 7:55 am

There are two on this site
http://www.westcoastseeds.com/product/vegetable-seeds/Cucumbers/
Tasty Green and Roxynate both organic hybrids.

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Post  littlesapphire on 8/9/2012, 9:01 am

Highmowing seed company, an all organic seed company, has several at their website. Here's a page of their "European style slicers":

http://www.highmowingseeds.com/organic-european-slicer-cucumber-seeds.html

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