Cucumber Plants

Harvesting Cucumber


Anonymous added on July 23, 2015 | Answered

When I harvest a cucumber by cutting the small cucumber, the vine shrivels and dies. What am I doing wrong?


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Downtoearthdigs
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Answered on July 23, 2015

If you have additional cucumbers on the vine that are shriveling and dying, this may be attributed to poor pollination rather than anything you have done. This article will help:
https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/edible/vegetables/cucumber/hand-pollinating-melons.htm (cucumbers pollinate the same as melons)

For tips on harvesting cucumbers, this article will help: https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/edible/vegetables/cucumber/how-to-harvest-cucumbers.htm

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