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    Jane0o0 is offline Seedling
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    Default Growing Tip Cucumbers

    My mini Cucumber Plant has loads of cucumbers on it and is getting very tall. Do you cut out the growing tip for it to concentrate on swelling fruit like you do with Tomatoes. And is this at top what you cut out?




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    I just nip off any side shoots to keep them growing straight up and when they reach the roof they grow along wires from end to end along the ridge. Later on I play the 'duck under the cucumbers' game when picking ripening toms. I have to LOL when I forget and get a clunk on my head
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    Not sure what you've supposed to do but I've carried the wires up to my GH roof and my cuc is now climbing along the apex.

    edited to say. Thelma has explained it much clearer than I did.
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    I cut off the tip, and then let two side shoots grow downwards,
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    I've not got anything up on roof part. Not sure what to do next with it as its just about hitting roof top

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    tbh I don't even know what the tip looks like as this is my first time growing anything.

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    I'm still thick haha

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