Cucumber (Cucumis Sativus)
Cucumber is a widely cultivated plant in the gourd family Cucurbitaceae. It grows well in South Asia, North America, China, Turkey, Iran, Russia and India and have great demand in global market. The vine has large leaves and the fruits are cylindrical in shape. Fruit can vary from 20-30 centimeters height and diameter about 10 centimeters. It is classified as a pepo, a hard outer rind with no internal divisions. Fruit can be preserved and eaten as a vegetable.
Cucumbers can add freshness and flavor to salads, sandwiches and side dishes. It may also be used as a replacement for high-calorie alternatives. Continue reading “How to Grow Cucumbers in Pot | Growing Cucumbers in Containers”