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Cucumber

The cucumber is a tender, warm-season vegetable that produces well

Origin:

South Asia

Planting Instructions/Basic Care Information:

Spring: SEEDS: Start indoors 4-6 weeks before last frost date; plant outside after the danger of frost has passed.

Fall: SEEDS: Plant 14 weeks before first frost date.

Preferred Growing Climate: Sunny

Planting Depth: 1”

Plant Spacing: 12-24”

Days to Germinate: 3-8 days

Days to Harvest: 60-80 days

In Season:

Summer – Fall (June – November)

Pairs Well With:

Mint, Chili, Yogurt, Vinegar, Feta

Nutrition Facts:

Amount Per

100 grams

Calories 16

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 0.1 g   0%

Saturated fat 0 g   0%

Polyunsaturated fat 0 g

Monounsaturated fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg   0%

Sodium 2 mg   0%

Potassium 147 mg   4%

Total Carbohydrate 3.6 g   1%

Dietary fiber 0.5 g   2%

Sugar 1.7 g

Protein 0.7 g   1%

Vitamin A   2%      Vitamin C   4%

Calcium   1%      Iron   1%

Vitamin D   0%      Vitamin B-6   0%

Vitamin B-12   0%      Magnesium   3%

*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

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