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Colorado Cucumbers

Cucumbers (Cucumis sativus) belong to the Cucurbitaceae family, which also includes melons and summer and winter squash.  Cucumbers have a firm outer rind, and range in color from yellow and orange to white and green. Commercial cucumbers are separated into two categories: slicing and pickling.  Slicing cucumbers are usually 8-9 inches long […]