Characteristics : The long cucumber is cylindrical and long.
The newly sprouted cucumber has little spikes and is dark green.
The center of the cucumber houses a soft gel-like flesh with seeds.
It has a dense and juicy texture and is sweet and delicious.
It has a distinct scent.
The long cucumber is large and can reach up to 15-20 cm. in length.
Health Benefit : The long cucumber is sweet, rich in protein, sugar, fiber, calcium, potassium, phosphorus, vitamin B, and vitamin C.
It contains a lot of fiber, which helps promote bowel movement and treat bladder stones.
It also reduces inflammation and reduce cholesterol.
Season : September – February
Place of Origin : Loey, Petchaboon, Ratchaburi