Minicucumber
Minicucumber

Mini cucumber or Persian cucumber are mini, seedless, and slightly sweet.

Available from Canada during the summer, and all year-round in the US.

Easy to cut and peel, it is on average 4–7 in. long.

They are commonly eaten chopped up in plain yogurt with mint or sliced thin and long with salt and lemon juice.

Vines are parthenocarpic, requiring no pollinators for fruit set.

GreenPoint’s Mini cucumber or persian cucumber is commercialized from Octuber to May and cultivated in 50 acres of protected agriculture – shadehouse.

Cucumber, with peel, raw
Nutritional value per 100 g (3.5 oz)
Energy 65 kJ (16 kcal)
Carbohydrates
3.63 g
Sugars 1.67
Dietary fiber 0.5 g
Fat
0.11 g
Protein
0.65 g
 Vitamins
Thiamine (B1)
(2%)

0.027 mg

Riboflavin (B2)
(3%)

0.033 mg

Niacin (B3)
(1%)

0.098 mg

Pantothenic acid (B5)
(5%)

0.259 mg

Vitamin B6
(3%)

0.04 mg

Folate (B9)
(2%)

7 μg

Vitamin C
(3%)

2.8 mg

Vitamin K
(16%)

16.4 μg

 Minerals
Calcium
(2%)

16 mg

Iron
(2%)

0.28 mg

Magnesium
(4%)

13 mg

Manganese
(4%)

0.079 mg

Phosphorus
(3%)

24 mg

Potassium
(3%)

147 mg

Sodium
(0%)

2 mg

Zinc
(2%)

0.2 mg

 Other constituents
Water 95.23 g
Fluoride 1.3 µg

  • Units
  • μg = micrograms • mg = milligrams
  • IU = International units
Percentages are roughly approximated using US recommendations for adults.
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