5 Ways to Tell If a Cucumber Is Bad

Cucumbers are a nutritious and delectable addition to your meals.

Here are five signs of spoilage that indicate if your cucumber has gone bad.

Softness and Wrinkles

A wrinkled and mushy cucumber with soft spots is a good indication that your cucumber is aging and has turned bad

Sliminess and Moisture

A cucumber gone bad tends to have a white slimy sheen on the skin. If the cucumber is slimy to the touch, it is unsafe to eat.


You should not eat cucumbers that have mold on the surface as particles of mold can spread and contaminate the entire cucumber due to its watery flesh