A brand-new mini cuke! Right at home in a 6 or 8 inch container, Quick Snack is fast to produce handfuls of cocktail-sized snackers on compact plants. For the best countertop or patio experience, support Quick Snack with a trellis or stake and pinch when plant reaches the top. Be sure to place in an area with good light and keep moist for loads of fruit. 40 days. Consistent, even watering is critical for best plant growth and fruit development.
A favorite in cuisine worldwide, cucumbers possess health benefits too numerous to mention. Incorporate cucumbers in your diet to aid with weight loss, as they are exceptionally low in calories (only about 8 calories in 1/2 cup), aid digestion, and rid toxins from the body. Among the more unusual qualities of the humble cuke is its ability to ease skin irritations. Use a piece of cucumber skin to soothe burns.
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