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Cucumber problem

Postby Millie » Sep 04, 2008 4:46 pm

Every year I grow cucumbers and same thing happens. After few pickings of which ever variety the leaves start curling and dry up. This year I have "Marketmore" and "Pickling" and same thing is happening.

Does anyone know why and how do I prevent this next year.

Thanks a lot.

Millie
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Re: Cucumber problem

Postby butterfly » Sep 04, 2008 5:40 pm

HI MIllie

Are your plants getting lots of water?? Cukes like water.

I would say if you have picked a lot from that plant already. The plant is through producing. The drying up is the signal it's time for producing is over

I am just guessing but I would think that would make sense

I've had it happen as well especially then the weather gets cooler in the Fall
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Re: Cucumber problem

Postby Millie » Sep 04, 2008 10:10 pm

Hi BF,

Yes they do, and when I was away there was plenty of rain.
When I came back the leaves already started to dry up.

Wonder if there could be another reason?

Thanks.

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