Article from the Orlando Sentinel- July 17, 2006
Epcot plant could be queen of cucumbers
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by Tom MacCubbin
Cucumbers don't grow on trees, or do they? You may have to look twice when you tour The Land Pavilion at Epcot in Lake Buena Vista.
On one side of the boat may be the world's largest-producing tomato plant and on the other side, the world's highest-yielding cucumber tree.
"We think we have established a world's record,'' says Yuqing Fan, an entomologist with Epcot Science at the Walt Disney World Co. and the one who has been nurturing the tree-size cucumber plant.