Cucumber is a cylindrical fruit with stems that screw around every mainstay. Iran with 20000 tons yearly production of cucumber after China and Turkey is third producer of cucumber in world. Purchase price of Persian cucumber from Iran is so that high sell and high beneficiary belongs to this trade.
Cucumber in fact is native of south Asia but it grows in all continents. People of ancient Roma transferred cucumber to Europe. Researchers believe that birthplace of cucumber is India. Genetic treasure of this plant is in India.
Purchase price of Persian cucumber
In 4000 hectares vegetable greenhouses is in different areas of Iran. Also highest amount of greenhouse crops belongs to cucumber. Generally, 3420 hectares of greenhouses in Iran under cultivation of cucumber that mainly harvested in Azar, Dey, Bahma, Esfand, Ordibehesht and khordad.
Purchase price of Persian cucumber in all over of year is not pendulous because more over than said months, also there are autumn cultivation in Desfool and Varamin, and winter cultivation of cucumber in Giroft and Bandarabbas.
Export cucumber of Iran
According to I. R. Iran custom reports through last year more than 188000 tons cucumber was exported to Iraq, Russia, Azerbaijan, Afghanistan and U.A.E. and it amounted to more than 141million Dollars. Purchase price of Persian cucumber is good for investors.
So there is talent of producing of Hybrid types in Iran and there is chance of investment in production and packing and expand exports. Also purchase price of Persian cucumber for Iranians is so appropriate. Iran has fifth score of continental variety in world and is capable to produce types of cucumber and many kinds of vegetables.