Cucumber Plants
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cucumbers falling off

Zone Little Rock, AR 72205, ZONE 7A | gabear50 added on August 18, 2016 | Answered

What causes cucumbers to dry up and turn brown? This is happening immediately after the bloom has produced a cucumber.

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    Alisma
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    Answered on August 19, 2016

    If the cucumbers are very small when they fall off, they are likely unpollinated and will never grow larger. See this article for advice on fixing the problem:

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

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