Cucumber Plants
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cucumber

Zone zone 9 | mrgmsc added on April 24, 2015 | Answered

My cucumbers bloom and the cucumber grows about 2 inches then falls off.

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shelley
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Answered on April 24, 2015

Your issue is most likely due to poor pollination. Here are some really interesting articles that explains this and which tell you how to hand pollinate your cucumbers to rectify it:

https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/edible/vegetables/cucumber/hand-pollinating-cucumbers.htm
http://gardensouth.org/2011/07/21/why-are-my-cucumber-falling-off-or-becoming-deformed/

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