Cucumber originates from the tropical regions of South Asia, being grown in India for more than 3,000 years. From India it extends to Greece and from there to Rome and later to the rest of Europe.



Dutch cucumber is a variety of large and straight fruit cucumber, at least 25 cm in length. Its skin is smooth green and somewhat seamed. The meat is whitish and semi-crusty green. French is similar but shorter and more rugged.

Varieties: The most commercialized by Avocitrus is Dutch and French cucumber.

Seasonality: Due to its adapted cultivation in greenhouses, we can find it throughout the year. Cultivated naturally we will find them in the summer months.