Cucumber Plants

My Cucumbers Are Bitter Tasting

weslaco added on August 2, 2015 | Answered

We planted cucumbers. In the beginning they tasted fine, but now they seem to have a bitter taste to them. Why?

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Answered on August 2, 2015

Here is an article that will help you that discusses the reasons for bitter cucumbers:

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Answered on August 4, 2015

Try picking them at a smaller size. You may want to grow the variety known as "pickling cucumbers". They are smaller in size and usually much more crispy and with less tendency to be bitter.

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