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Asked by Benyzk on March 3, 2018
Cucumber Pest/Disease

My whole cucumber crop is ruined. All cucumbers have a hole and they start rotting. The vine itself is healthy and the cucumbers are mostly looking good, except every single one has a hole. Please see the attached pics.

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BushDoctor
Certified GKH Gardening Expert

I am inclined to believe that this is a fungal infection, likely brought on by a pest. The best thing I could recommend is reconditioning your soil with dolomitic lime, and wettable sulfur during the off season. This will kill most infections within the soil, as well as correct very common cucumber deficiencies.

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Asked by maddigab2 on March 16, 2018
Cucumbers

My Cucumber plant is ruining well but the lower leaves are all yellowing and dying. I’m watering it well but it hasn’t stopped. What am I doing wrong?

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BushDoctor
Certified GKH Gardening Expert

This can indicate a calcium deficiency. This is the very start of it, so it can be easy to correct. Just apply dolomitic lime to the soil, and water in. This will help.

Here is an article for proper cucumber care: https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/edible/vegetables/cucumber/tips-for-growing-cucumbers.htm

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Asked by BrillBobby on April 1, 2018
Leggy Seedlings

I’m starting off cucumber plants in my kitchen. The kitchen is bright, thanks to half the roof being glass, but no direct sunlight this time of year as the sun is too low.

I’m getting leggy seedlings.

My question is could this be because I tend to leave the kitchen lights on all night? A related question would be would these seedlings benefit from high light levels 24/7.

Thanks
Bob

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irisellie

Hi.
Yes, that may be the problem.
Plants do need the darkness in order to grow.
-Ellie

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BrillBobby

Thanks for the help but really my concern is am I causing this by leaving the lights on overnight as of course these are far from sunlight strength.

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irisellie

Hello,
the problem is likely caused by lack of sunlight.
The seedling would benefit very well from a grow light.If seedlings don’t get enough light, they will reach and stretch for the brightest light source that’s nearby (usually a window). Easily fixable, but if nothing changes, it won’t take long before seedlings grow tall, leggy, and too weak to recover.
-Ellie.

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Asked by Joseph Larkin on May 3, 2018
Growing Straight Eight Cucumbers in a Pot.

Can Straight Eight cucumbers be grown in a pot?

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Downtoearthdigs
Certified GKH Gardening Expert

Certainly! You will need to use a support system or trellis in the container to train the vines onto; to support the heavy fruit.

https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/edible/vegetables/cucumber/cucumbers-in-containers.htm

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Asked by Donna Greene on May 13, 2018
Planting Cucumbers on Willow Trellis

I have a willow trellis and would like to plant 4 burpless cucumbers to grow on it can this work?

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Downtoearthdigs
Certified GKH Gardening Expert
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Asked by Anonymous on May 15, 2018
Cucumbers

how to remove sucklings

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Downtoearthdigs
Certified GKH Gardening Expert
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