Common name: Cucumber
Scientific name: Cucumis sativus
Classification: Herbaceous plants
Bloom time: All seasons
Fruit length: 10-15 cms
Harvest: 45-50 Days
Nutritional importance: Cucumbers have a mild, refreshing taste and a high water content. They can help relieve dehydration and are pleasant to eat in hot weather. People eat cucumber as a savory food, but it is a fruit. It also features in some beauty products. Cucumbers provide various nutrients but are low in calories, fat, cholestrol and sodium.
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