Cucumber Plants
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cucumbers

Zone Chicago Illinois | kwzbuyeragent added on July 17, 2016 | Answered

My cucumber plants look extremely healthy and have MANY blossoms. The problem is no cucumbers visible yet. I live in Chicago and usually have cukes by now. Is there something I can do?

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kh0001
Answered on July 18, 2016

Pollination -- or lack of -- is the most likely culprit for your bare cucumber plants. You may have fewer bees, butterflies or other pollinators in your garden this year.

This article may help walk you through hand-pollinating your plants so that you can get some cucumbers going:

https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/edible/vegetables/cucumber/hand-pollinating-cucumbers.htm

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