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Shannon
No male flowers on my cucumber plant only female

My cucumber plant looks healthy and growing well but it is full of only female flowers. I haven't yet seen a male flower so I can't even hand pollinate. It is called cutecumber. We are having fluctuating weather so could that be contributing. looking forward to your response. Shannon

Submitted: 10:38AM, 15 Nov 2015
Answer: Hi Shannon,

You have hit the nail on the head. The male flowers are triggered by warmer temperatures and also tend to be on the top of the vines to allow the pollen better chance to fall onto female flowers. Once the weather patterns settle down, I’m sure growth will resume as normal.

Kind regards, Ben

Category: Vegetables & Herbs
Tags: cucumber
Answered: 03:42PM, 16 Nov 2015

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