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Are cucumbers nightshades?


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#1 LikeTheRazor

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Posted 10 December 2004 - 08:56 AM

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Posted 10 December 2004 - 10:36 AM

I'm not any sort of expert (just an amateur vegetable gardener), but I think nightshades are things like peppers, tomatoes and potatoes -- I've never heard cucumber described as a nightshade. What's wrong with nightshades? (apart from some parts of them being poisonous that is)

edit: here's an article on nightshades -- doesn't seem to mention cucumber:

http://www.whfoods.c...asknutr&dbid=60


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