- A standard variety developed in 1870 that has stood the test of time as it is a strong, vigorous producer that is great for slicing or pickling.
Cucumis sativus (60 days) Long Green Improved Slicing Cucumber is said to have been introduced in 1870. It surely appears many times in catalogs thereafter. It has stood the test of time because it is a strong, vigorous producer of 10" long cucumbers. Some will exceed 12" and more. Excellent for slicing or picked smaller for pickling. Very solid and crisp. Approx. 1,140 seeds/ounce.