Cucumis sativus

Pale white, slender slicing cucumber. Bred by Cornell for powdery mildew resistance.


Great slicer with a creamy white, thin skin and long, straight, uniform 6-8" fruits. This cucumber has a superb juicy, sweet and mild taste and good crunch, and has been winning tasters over since it's introduction.


Art Pack, 250 seeds

Product ID# , Certified Organic by NOFA-NY LLC

Silver Slicer Cucumber | Hudson Valley Seed Company | Organic Heirloom Seeds

  • Days to Germination 3-7 days
    Days to Maturity 60 days
    Planting Depth 1/2 inch
    Spacing in Row 24 inches
    Spacing Between Rows 36 inches
    Height at Maturity 8 inches
    Width at Maturity 48 inches


    Start indoors 3 weeks before last frost and transplant to indicated spacing after threat of frost has passed; or direct sow seeds spaced 4 inches apart as soon after last frost, then thin to indicated spacing once seedlings put on their first true leaves. Plant in moderately fertile soil and water regularly. Cucumbers can be trellised or allowed to grow on the ground. Harvest when cucumbers are green and white and the skin begins to smoothen, but before they become shiny and yellow.

  • This mirror patterned collage, created by Ann-Marie Gillett, is a reflection of the breeding process it took to create this open-pollinated beauty. Marketmore and Boothby’s can be seen at the edges, exchanging pollen to create Silver Slicer. Read all about Gillett's experience crafting this work at this blog post.


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