funingarden
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cucumber

i have a cucumber that my daughter planted and it isnt green its yellow and big and fat can anyone tell me what kind it is
[img]https://i1209.photobucket.com/albums/cc393/picturefun2829/cucumber%20and%20garden/DSC02620.jpg[/img]

if anyone could help me out that would be great

gardenvt
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If they started out a bit more round or oval, I would say they are lemon cucumbers that are now overgrown.

funingarden
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cucumber

ok ty i will have to look at my begining pictures of it and see. never heard of a lemon cucumber though :)

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here is an early pic of the cucumber

[img]https://i1209.photobucket.com/albums/cc393/picturefun2829/cucumber%20and%20garden/DSC02084.jpg[/img]

idk if that helps or not

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here is the inside of the cucumber, i picked it today

[img]https://i1209.photobucket.com/albums/cc393/picturefun2829/cucumber%20and%20garden/DSC02628.jpg[/img]

[img]https://i1209.photobucket.com/albums/cc393/picturefun2829/cucumber%20and%20garden/DSC02627.jpg[/img]
[img]https://i1209.photobucket.com/albums/cc393/picturefun2829/cucumber%20and%20garden/DSC02626.jpg[/img]

here are all the pics of the cucumber, and my daughter with it since she is actually the one growing it

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It is a lemon cucumber. You should pick them when about 2.5 inches long. Enjoy!
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funingarden
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thank you at least now i know what it is. im keeping seeds from it to plant next year

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Is anyone actually going to eat that?

:?

funingarden
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cucumber

yep at least i am, idk about anyone else in my family :)

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Re: cucumber

funingarden wrote:yep at least i am, idk about anyone else in my family :)
So was it any good? :P

Looks a wee bit too mature for me lol.

funingarden
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it was fine tasted just like a regular cucumber

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