Almost all summer residents are interested in cucumber varieties (Cucumis sativus), which can be grown in open ground. In order for the crop to be of high quality and high, it is necessary to choose the right variety of cucumbers depending on the region of cultivation.
The best varieties of cucumbers for the Moscow region
Cucumbers for growing in the suburbs should be bought taking into account their compliance with the climatic conditions of the region. Prefer planting material from trusted manufacturers. The best varieties for the Moscow region are presented in the table.
|Grade name||Key Features||Fruit characterization|
Claudia F1 (Claudia)
Early ripe hybrid. Matures in 48 days
Green, 10 cm long, with small tubercles, without bitterness.
Libelle F1 (Libelle)
Mid-season. Matures in 52 days
Elliptical, dark green, with small tubercles
Red Mullet F1 (Mullus)
Early ripe hybrid, matures in 48 days
Light, up to 7 cm long
Thumb Boy F1 (Tom Thumb)
Early ripe with female inflorescences
Oval, green with weak stripes
Blizzard F1 (Snowstorm)
Ultra-early with female inflorescences
|Connie F1 (Lucius Annaeus)||Early hybrid, matures in 1.5 months||Oval cucumbers, up to 10 cm long|
The best varieties for growing in Siberia
A very popular variety in Siberia is Murom. But in this region, you can grow other worthy varieties of cucumbers. The seeds obtained in Siberia are best taken root. Popular varieties are presented in the table: all of them are characterized by their unpretentious care, rapid ripening and long fruiting.
Cucumbers: the choice of varieties for open ground
F1 Claudia (Claudia)
Self-pollinated, one of the best in Siberian breeding
No bitterness, with small tubercles
High-yielding bee pollinator with a female type of flowering
Length - up to 20 cm
Hybrid good yield
Without bitterness, the shape resembles gherkins
Altai early (Altai mane)
Used for making salads
Self-pollinating with long fruiting
Greens, taste good
Productivity - 10 kg with m²
Extra long, great for salads
The best varieties for central Russia
It is worth remembering that the early varieties are susceptible to diseases, therefore, for central Russia, it is preferable to choose varieties with medium and late ripening.
Universal. Fruits on the 45th day
Cylindrical vegetables, up to 25 cm long
Moscow evenings (Moscow nocte)
Fruits weighing up to 110 g. Suitable for salting
Fruits are short, tuberous, ovoid
Fontanel F1 (Fonticulus)
Mid-bee pollinated hybrid
Fruits of a cylindrical shape, with thorns
The secret of F1 (Mercaturam abscondito)
Early ripe universal purpose
Zelentsy cylindrical, weighing 115 g
|Masha||High-yielding early ripening with long fruiting||Zelentsy resemble gherkins in appearance. Taste great|
The best varieties for the North-West of Russia
Good varieties for the North-West are those that do not lend themselves to disease and decay under the influence of atmospheric precipitation.
Zelentsy not used for salting, salad
Universal look, fructification, long-lasting fruiting
On one sinus of the leaf, up to 7 ovaries are formed, the taste qualities of cucumbers are good
Parthenocarpic hybrid. Few leaves
The fruits are green, delicious
Dutch hybrid with shortened roots
Fruits are suitable for salting
The best varieties of cucumbers for the Urals
Varieties that are not afraid of severe frosts are recommended for the Urals. The most popular of them are presented in the table: all of them are high-yielding and resistant to most diseases.
Cupid F1 (Cupid)
Suitable for salting and eating fresh
Voyage F1 (Aliquam)
Salad, ripen on day 45
Ajax F1 (Aiax)
Early ripening bee pollinated
Fruit weight - up to 100 g
Arina F1 (Arina)
They are used only fresh.
The best options for the Samara region
In the Samara region, it is best to grow self-pollinated varieties of cucumbers. When choosing, you should consider what you are going to use the crop for: for canning, cooking or eating fresh.
Smooth, with small tubercles
Son of the Regiment (Filius potestate)
Oval Mini Gherkins
Mid-season. Matures on the 43rd day
Bee pollinated hybrid
Elongated, cylindrical, dark green
Up to 10 cm long, with tubercles, green
Connie (Lucius Annaeus)
We hope our article will help you choose the most successful varieties of cucumbers for growing, and you will always have a high and tasty crop.