Cucumber Plants
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Cucumbers Taste Bitter

viola added on June 15, 2011 | Answered

I want to know what to do with cucumbers that taste bitter.

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Nikki
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Answered on June 15, 2011

You may want to toss them. If they are large, then they are probably over mature. I would try picking them a little earlier. Some varieties may look white instead of yellow when over mature. Here is an article on when to pick cucumbers: https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/edible/vegetables/cucumber/when-to-pick-a-cucumber-how-to-prevent-yellow-cucumbers.htm

This article may also help: https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/edible/vegetables/cucumber/what-causes-bitter-cucumber.htm

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