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How to Grow Cucumber in Containers

How to Grow Cucumber in Containers

Grow Cucumber in Containers

Cucumber is the refreshing vegetable of summer. You can grow cucumber in containers.

Even if you have not a garden, you can put this container in a balcony.

How to Grow Cucumber in Containers?

grow cucumber in containers First get a large container. The size is really important to grow cucumber in containers. Plant root can grow more comfortable with a large container, and they will grow easier by this way. The container should be minimum 12 inches diameter and depth for effective growth. Also, do not forget to check that container has holes for drainage. Cucumbers love water, but excessive water is harmful, excessive water drain from this holes.

Buy a suitable soil to grow cucumber in containers. Buying soils for vegetable planting is good. Fill your container with the soil and leave a few cm of space on top. Soil that contains compost is more useful to offer necessary nutrients plant growth.

Next step for growing cucumber in containers is planting. You should make a small hole into the soil to plant the seeds of cucumber. You can do that with your finger or a pen. The 0.5-inch deep hole is enough for that. Then place 2-3 seed into this hole.

After planting close this hole with soil again. Do not fill the hole with soil too tight. Gently and loosely add soil in the hole for preventing damages to seeds.

Then you should water the soil. Then place the container to place gets sunlight well. Cucumbers need at least 8 hours direct sunlight for growing, consider that when you grow cucumber in containers and find a place accordingly.

It is important to regular watering for cucumbers. Give water to cucumbers daily.

Take care not to wet the leaves during watering, if they are wet, they will become yellow with the effect of sunlight. Add fertiliser once a week to provide necessary nutrients.

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