Heirloom Type: Cucumber

Alternative names: Armenian Yard Long; Snake Melon; Serpent Cucumber

Origins: Armenia, then Italy

Characteristics: Although most gardeners consider it a cucumber, it is truly a melon.  Requires trellising to grow striaght, otherwise will grow twisted if allowed to grow on the ground.  Very prolific.  Excellent for pickling.  50-75 days.

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Availability: Many heirloom seed companies.

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