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    Default Cucumber - Ideal size Pot for greenhouse

    Hi there. I want to know if anyone knows what is the most ideal size plant Pot for growing Cucumbers in a Greenhouse. Diameter and depth?

    The variety I intend to put in there are Bella F1.

    Kind Regards.........Rob

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    Can't help I'm afraid - I put 5 in an old tin bath..... Someone will be along in a bit I'm sure.
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    According to the square foot rule you can fit 2. So find a large bucket and stick 2 plants in it (that's what I'm doing anyway!)

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    I use flower buckets for everything in the GH.
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    I use 8 inch pots, and by the end of the year, the routes are all wrapped around the edge.

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    Hi Rob, like VC, we used flower buckets, you'll see them referred to often on here as MFB's:
    http://www.growfruitandveg.co.uk/gra...uckets-15.html
    You would be looking at 1 plant to the pot however we would cut the bottoms out and sit them onto grow bags, 2 or 3 pots per grow bag depending on what we were growing.
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    I use the black buckets and just plant one per bucket.

    And when your back stops aching,
    And your hands begin to harden.
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    In the glory of the garden.

    Rudyard Kipling.

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    I used 10 litre pots last year and they were fine.
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