Cucumber Plants

Plant Growth

Anonymous added on August 2, 2015 | Answered

My cucumber plants are loaded with blossoms but no cucumbers are forming. Also, I planted pumpkins and the seedlings are about three inches high but have stayed that way for weeks. Why?

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Answered on August 2, 2015

The cucumbers may be having pollination issues, especially if it's been overly hot/humid or rainy. You can help it along by hand pollinating the plants. This article will help:

As for the pumpkins, it may also be a fertility problem. I would suggest getting the soil tested. Also, check the amount of sunlight in which the seedlings are receiving. Here is more information on growing pumpkins:

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