Cucumber

青瓜

(Cucumis sativus)

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Growing Facts

Year-round growing season

At least 6 hours of sunlight daily

Needs full sun

High amount of water

Cucumbers are mainly composed of water and need a constant and abundant supply of it for best growth

It should receive an inch of water each week

 

Plant in a large container that is at least 12 inches in diameter

There are several varieties of containers that have been produced specifically for cucumbers

Seedlings spaced around 28 inches apart

Fun Facts
Cucumber with spines is crispy and therefore suitable for salad; cucumbers without spines is not crispy and is better to cook it
Old and mature cucumber is called yellow cucumber; it's usually used to make double-stewed soup 
Cucumber can be used to freshen your breath. Hold a slice of cucumber to the roof of your mouth for 30 seconds to kill the problematic bacteria
Health benefits of cucumber include healthy skin, prevent constipation, and kidney stones, manage diabetes, and more
生長說明

全年生長期

 

每天最少6個小時陽光

澆水量:

青瓜最主要的成份是水,所以最佳培植方法是定期澆大量的水

它每週的澆水量至少要有一吋

 

 種植容器至少有12英寸直徑

市面上有不同種類專門種植青瓜的容器,可供選擇

種植時,種子相隔大約28寸

趣聞
有小尖刺的青瓜口感較清脆,適合用作沙律配料;相反沒有小尖刺的青瓜不太清脆,適合煮食。
過了成熟期的青瓜叫黃青瓜,經常被人用來製作燉湯
青瓜可以清新口氣:把一片青瓜放在口腔上方30秒,就可以清除製造口氣的細菌。
青瓜有助皮膚健康,預防便秘和腎石,控制糖尿病,好處多多未能盡錄。

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