Fresh harvest in the greenhouse. Cucumbers close up.

By November 16, 2017Articles

Fresh harvest in the greenhouse. Cucumbers close up.

By Amy Grant Healthy cucumber plants can get downright out of hand with their rampant vining growth. I’m not complaining, I get lots of fruit, but it made me wonder if I should prune my cucumber vines. Maybe you, too, are wondering is it ok to prune cucumbers. So, I did a little research on pruning cucumbers. Here’s what I found out about trimming cucumber vines. Should I Prune my Cucumber Vine? The short answer is yes, it’s ok to prune cucumbers, but I guess that doesn’t really say much. Both cucumbers’ vegetative and reproductive growth need to be balanced. Anyone that’s ever looked at a cucumber plant can see that it is often the vegetative growth that’s left to run amok. So cucumber vine pruning is a way to check that growth and stimulate reproduction, or fruiting. About Cucumber Vine Pruning Cucumber vines generate from a single stem and

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