Cucumber Plants
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Cuke leaves

Zone Palm Bay fl 32907 | Rsmith2096 added on January 4, 2017 | Answered

It had nice leaves. Three days later, it's shriveling up and dying.

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    Alisma
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    Answered on January 4, 2017

    Sudden shriveling of leaves can be a sign of bacterial wilt:
    https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/edible/vegetables/cucumber/bacterial-wilt-cucumbers.htm

    Here are some other possible causes:
    http://www.extension.umn.edu/garden/diagnose/plant/vegetable/cucumber/leaveswilting.html

    Or, a pest might have cut or damaged the stem near the soil. Check the base of the stem.

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