Cucumber Plants
Q.

Cucumbers

RayTsuneyoshi added on June 14, 2011 | Answered

We planted Japanese cucumbers a couple of weeks ago. The vines appear to be robust; however, some cucumbers at the earliest stage of development are turning yellow. Is there a problem we are not aware of?

    A.
    A.Answers to this queston: Add Answer
    Heather
    Certified GKH Gardening Expert
    Answered on June 18, 2011

    This is caused by a pollination problem. You may need to hand pollinate if pollinators are having problems getting to your plants. This can be done swirling a small paintbrush inside a male flower and then swirling the brush inside a female flower. These articles will help with attracting more pollinators to your yard:
    https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/garden-how-to/beneficial/insect-pollination-process.htm

    https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/garden-how-to/beneficial/creating-a-pollinator-garden.htm

    00
    Was this answer useful?

    Log in or sign up to help answer this question.
    Did you find this helpful? Share it with your friends!

    You must be logged into your account to answer a question.

    If you don't have an account sign up for an account now.

    Looking for more?
    here are more questions about...
    Cucumber Plants
    Join Us - Sign up to get all the latest gardening tips!
    Learn

    Learn From
    Your Peers on
    Our Blog

    Visit Our Blog

    Do you know a lot about gardening?
    Become a GKH Gardening Expert

    Learn More