Cucumbers are six to eight inches in size and are cylindrical in shape. They have dark green skin, which is edible. The skin is ribbed and sometimes thick depending on the variety. The flesh of a cucumber is light green. Cucumbers have edible seeds. Cucumbers belong to a large variety of plants that includes melons and squashes.
Cucumbers contain high amounts of cucurbitacins, a group of phytonutrients that has anti-cancer benefits. Cucumbers also have an extremely high moisture content with makes them good for hydration.
Temperature:50 to 54 degrees is the best temperature to store cucumbers.