There are certain characteristics of Cucumber that make it distinct from the other fruits. Few examples are its shape, texture, taste, color, season, varieties and origin. Talking about varieties, Cucumber is not available in just one form. Development in the field of horticulture has made it possible to consume this fruit in various forms without changing its characteristics. Some of the varieties include Armenian, English, Garden, Kirby, Lemon and Persian. Cucumber varieties are available in seedless form. The shape of this fruit is Cylindrical and its texture
is Crunchy. Taste forms one of the important characteristics of fruits. Talking about Cucumber, its taste is juicy and watery.
Cucumber color makes it even more attractive and hard to resist. Vitamin A and vitamin C are found in abundance in green color fruits. Folate, potassium, and vitamin C are often found in yellow color fruits. White, red, blue and purple color fruits generally contain potassium, vitamin A and vitamin C. Thus, color of this fruit helps in identifying its nutrient content. Cucumbers are available in shades of dark green and green.