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Brown Russian

This strange looking Ukrainian Heirloom has incredible flavor and texture.  An odd colored cucumber, it looks a little like a potato with skin that begins light yellow and matures to crackled rusty brown.  The 5-7” long 3” across cucumbers have crisp, clear white flesh and a mellow flavor that’s not bitter and has a bit of sweetness. 

Fruit can be picked at 3-4” with whitish yellow skin but has better flavor if allowed to mature to the mature brown stage.  Harvest often to encourage more fruit. 

 




Full Sun
Plant 24” Apart
67 Days Average to Harvest

 

 
     
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