There are over 20 growers who produce cucumbers under protected cultivation in Western Australia, ranging from Manjimup in the South-west to Geraldton and Carnarvon. There are two types of cucumbers grown unde protected cultivation. The Continental or burpless cucumber and the Lebanese cucumber. This fact sheet provides an overview of the cucumbers – general characteristics, varieties, greenhouse conditions, seedling, spacing, hydroponic systems, soil, cropping schedules, irrigation/nutrient solution, fertilisation, training, pruning, and thinning, pests and diseases, and disorders.