CUCUMBER | CONCOMBRE | PEPINO

Cucumis sativus

Hybrid

BSX 135


• Very prolific parthenocarpic hybrid cucumber
• Is intended for green house growing and produces medium to dark green, beit alpha type fruits
• Fruits are approximately 17 cm long and 3 - 4 cm in diameter
• Suitable for spring and summer planting
• Tolerant Against: PMR, Cucumber Vein Yellowing Virus

BSX 146


• Beit Alpha type
• Parthenocarpic
• Gynoecious
• Average Size: 16 cm. x 4.2 cm.
• Average Maturity: 37-39 days
• Short cylindrical shape
• Dark green color
• Good for green house
• Good fruit set

BSX 147


• Beit Alpha type
• Parthenocarpic
• Gynoecious
• Average Size: 16 cm. x 4.2 cm.
• Average Maturity: 37-39 days
• Short cylindrical shape
• Dark green color
• Good for green house
• Good fruit set

BSX 152


• Medium size cucumber
• Gynoecious
• Vigorous growth and many laterals roots
• Medium green skin
• Cylindrical shape
• Average Size: 4.6 cm. x 17 cm.
• Average Weight: 180 - 200 grams
• Average Maturity: 33 - 35 days
• High yield
• Excellent shelf-life

ODISEA IMP.


• Excellent monoecious variety
• Vigorous plant and cover
• Very prolific
• Uniform dark green fruit
• Average Maturity: 50 - 55 days
• Long cylindrical fruit
• Average Size: 22 x 6.5 cm
• Tolerant Against: WMV, PRSV, Sc, ZYMV, ALS, A2, CMV, PM & DM

Open pollinated - Slicing

Variety Maturity Plant habit Fruit size L/D Fruit shape Fruit spine & color Disease Tol/Res Remarks
Al-Facoz/Feggous 60 Indeterminate 75 x 5 cm Curved Dark green, slightly corrugated Used also as pickle cucumber, popular in North Africa and the Middle East.
Armenian Long Green 60 Indeterminate 90 x 10 cm Curved, ribbed White spine, light green Popular in the Middle East. For ethnic markets.
Armenian Long White 60 Indeterminate 90 x 10 cm Slightly curved, ribbed Creamy white, slightly hairy For specialty markets. Harvest before maturity for a better taste.
Ashley Imp. 60 Indeterminate 20 x 5 cm Tapered ends White spine, dark green DM Early variety and productive. Released by South Carolina. A.E.S. Popular in many areas.
Beit Alpha 58 Vigorous plants indeterminate 15 x 5 cm Straight and smooth, slightly tapered Negligible spine, medium green CMV, MMV Also pickling variety if picked before maturity.
Mekty Green 65 Indeterminate 75 x 9 cm Slightly curved Medium green For special markets, also known as snake cucumber.
Mekty White 70 Indeterminate 75 x 9 cm Slightly curved Off-white For special markets, may also be used as a pickling variety.
Poinsett 76 65 Indeterminate 21 x 6 cm Blocky White spine, dark green Scab, DM, PM, CMV, ANT, ALS Improved Poinsett with added disease resistance.
Straight Edge 65 Indeterminate, very vigorous 20 x 6 cm Blocky White spine, dark green, light stippling Very uniform fruit, an older but still popular variety.
Table Green Select 75 Vigorous 20 x 6 cm Blocky White spine, dark green CMV, MMV, DM Very uniform, good keeper.
White Wonder 60 Vigorous 18 x 6 cm Cylindrical, round ends White Excellent eating quality, best for slicing.
Marketmore 76 72 Very Vigorous 21 x 6 cm Blocky White spine, fruit dark green Scab, CMV, PM, DM Excellent disease resistance. Widely adaptable and very productive.

Open pollinated - Pickling

Variety Maturity Plant habit Fruit size L/D Fruit shape Fruit spine & color Disease Tol/Res Remarks
Addis 56 Vigorous, indeterminate 7.5 x 2.5 cm Blocky White spine, dark green fruit CMV, DM, PM, ALS, ANT Developed by North Carolina State University.
National Pickling 54 Vigorous, very prolific 15 x 6 cm Blocky Black spine, medium dark green CMV, Scab Noted for its very good pickling quality, uniformity and high yields.
Wisconsin SMR-18 55 Vigorous 15 x 6 cm Blocky, free from tapering Black spine, fruit medium dark green CMV, Scab A disease resistant pickling variety. Widely adaptable.
Wisconsin SMR-58 57 Vigorous, indeterminate 15 x 6 cm Straight and blocky Black spine, medium green CMV, Scab Released by University of Wisconsin. One of the most popular home garden varieties with excellent processing characteristics.