The Cucumber plant is a member of the family Cucurbitaceae which grows in a period of one year. The plant has very shallow roots, reaching about 20-25 cm deep and the plant loves moisty soil. Cultivated in greenhouses in organic farming, they achieve best results. Such cucumber plants reach a length just over 2 m, best features, slim, with three up to five lobed hairy leaves and a yellow unisexual blossom. Sometimes thorny, with bright green skin, it forms a thin, long or cylindrical fruit with many seeds.

This plant grows nearly all over the world except dry areas as for example the Tundra because this plant needs plenty of water for cultivation. In Anatolia you can find it in all regions. So, mostly in greenhouses, Cucumbers grow in all regions of our country. Especially in the early season cucumbers reach high prices.

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