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Q.Last Yr Cukes Were Sparse, Deformed, Yellow, VERY Bitter,leaves Brwn. Threw Out All. Grdning 30 Yrs–never Hppned.

Zone 84070 | carol canale added on March 26, 2021 | Answered

what did i do wrong? rotated crop, compost, peat, dead leaves, etc. buried 8 wks before planting. same cukes as always(straight eights heirloom), climbed up A-line frame, accompanied by marigolds. i am so disappointed. help?? cannot show any photo—–this is March in Utah.

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Answered on March 29, 2021

It can be hard to say without a photo. There are a few causes for this, and testing your soil can rule out some of them. Here is an article that will explain why this happens:


Here are a couple of articles that will assist you in testing your soil:



Here is an article that will help you to grow the perfect cucumbers:


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