Rusty Cucumber Rare seeds -Cucumis sativus var. sikkimensis
Cucumis sativus var. sikkimensis ‘Sikkim’ Cucumber
Discovered in the Himalayas of India and Nepal comes this most unique cucumber that produces an abundance of fat cucumbers that can grow up to 15 inches long and are the color of rusty red. This fruit is often used in stir fry recipes. The plant is similar to that of a regular cucumber and a vigorous grower perfect for fences and trellis gardening. Pick fruits before frost for storage.
1. Native to India and Nepal
2. Sir Joseph Hooker discovered the vegetable in 1848