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Q.can I use my bitter cucumbers for pickles?

Zone oregon coast | gmoore added on August 28, 2012 | Answered

My cucumbers are very bitter. Can I still use them for pickles?

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Answered on August 28, 2012

You could try it, though I am not sure how well they will turn out. If they are already bitter tasting, this may not be improved with the pickling process. Here is an article that you may find helpful for future reference with bitter cukes: https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/edible/vegetables/cucumber/what-causes-bitter-cucumber.htm

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