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Gherkin or cucumber?


 
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Charles_Dimmock
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PostPosted: Sun Aug 15, 2010 4:43 pm    Post subject: Gherkin or cucumber? Reply with quote



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PostPosted: Sun Aug 15, 2010 9:39 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

i would say gherkin by the rough skin
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PostPosted: Sun Aug 15, 2010 10:25 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

I would say cucumber
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PostPosted: Mon Aug 16, 2010 2:50 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

going by length and shape I'd guess cucumber, the gherkins that I have are fatter

I always thought gherkin were basically immature cukes??

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PostPosted: Mon Aug 16, 2010 9:15 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Hmmm, I was given the plant by a woman in work whose now left the company so I needed to identify it.

Will I harvest it or leave it grow?
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PostPosted: Mon Aug 16, 2010 11:02 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

i noted the tendrils on the plant and that is why I went for cucumber.
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PostPosted: Tue Aug 17, 2010 5:36 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

well spotted michael
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