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Post  tiffanybrenner on 8/13/2014, 3:44 pm

I have this planted in my SFG. The label said "Bushy Cucumber", but I'm wondering if its mislabeled OR if its just not growing well. It seems more vine-like, and the first Cucumber has turned more and more yellow. It could just not be growing well, but thought I'd post a pic and see what you think?

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Re: Type of Cucumber??

Post  camprn on 8/13/2014, 4:01 pm

Bushy cucumber still will have vines of 4 to 5 feet in length You need to feed it. Either top dress with compost or use a general balanced liquid fertilizer per the label directions or half strength.

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Post  Marc Iverson on 8/13/2014, 4:57 pm

I was wondering if it was possibly a lemon cucumber, but you said it was not, and lemon cucumbers aren't "bushy," so probably it's just over-ripe? Not sure why you left it on the vine so long.
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Post  landarch on 8/13/2014, 9:58 pm

It may be a poorly pollinated cucumber that has turned yellow.
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Post  flowering_fauna on 8/14/2014, 10:56 am

I have some pickling cucumbers. After a big rain storm I noticed that instead if growing long they were like your picture yellow and round. Did you have alot of rain?
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Post  tiffanybrenner on 8/14/2014, 1:41 pm

Thanks for the insight. I'll try feeding it.

(left it on the vine so long because I didn't feel like it ever looked ripe. Probably not pollinated)

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