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4-H Horticulture Judging Contest

Beth Hinshaw
Extension Speclaist, SE
4-H Youth Development
K-State Research & Extension




Scientific Name: Cucumis sativus

Category: Vegetables and Herbs

Cucumbers are warm-season crops that traditionally have required a lot of garden space. Newer compact varieties may be grown in small spaces and even in containers. Cucumbers may be eaten fresh, or as a pickled product. Slicing and pickling varieties are available. Cucumbers have separate male and female flowers.

 Cucumber Fruits and Flowers (pickling type cucumber)

Cucumber Fruits and Flowers (pickling type cucumber)

 Cucumber foliage

Cucumber foliage

 Cucumber Foliage and Fruit

Cucumber Foliage and Fruit