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posted Jul 2, 2015, 2:43 AM by Michael Hawthorne   [ updated Aug 4, 2015, 3:04 AM ]


The cucumber is a creeping vine that roots in the ground and grows up trellises or other supporting frames, wrapping around supports with thin, spiraling tendrils. The plant has large leaves that form a canopy over the fruit. Cucumbers are usually more than 90% water.

Cucumbers are low in calories and rich in a number of nutrients, making them an excellent nutritional choice. It also has a number of health benefits

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