Cucumber Misshapen - Knowledgebase Question

Renss, NY
Question by tms48
May 18, 2000
What make's cucumbers small . Or shaped like a Bowling pin

Answer from NGA
May 18, 2000


Usually, oddly shaped (one end swells ) or small cucumbers are caused by a lack of soil moisture or an inconsistently moist soil. You might try adding more organic matter to the soil to help it hold moisture better, use a mulch to help the soil retain moisture, and check to be sure that any watering you do penetrates deep into the soil.

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