Lofthouse Landrace Cucumber (mostly greens)
Origin: Paradise, Utah
Improvement status: Landrace/Breeding material
Seeds per packet: ~35
Germination tested 12/2019: 96%
Life cycle: Annual
Another gem from Joseph Lofthouse, Landrace Seedsman, in high-altitude Paradise, Utah. Like all of Joseph's seeds, these are super resilient and contain a great diversity of genes. From Joseph:
"A genetically diverse cucumer landrace. Dual purpose, so can be used for fresh eating or pickling. The skin color at fresh eating stage is light yellow to dark green. Seed saving protocol is to taste a piece of the skin from near the stem, and then only save seeds from non-bitter fruits. OSSI-pledged."
We're honored and grateful to be the near-exclusive source of Joseph's amazing seeds — freeing him up to do more farming, plant breeding, pickling, yoga, and loving. We know you will enjoy planting these extraordinary seeds. Thanks Joseph!
GROWING TIPS: Direct seed after danger of frost is past. Plant about 3" apart in rows 5 feet apart. Or trellis. Or plant in hills about 6-8 seeds per hill.