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My cucumber plants finally seem to be flowering (yeah!).
But I read this on the GW website and I don't know what it means.....
"Pinch out cucumber sideshoot tips two leaves beyond a female flower"

How can tell the difference between male and female flowers?



The female flower, once fertilised, will have a baby cucumber at the base.

10 Jun, 2011


Thanks MG, I'll wait to see a wee fruit then lop the rest of the shoot off! Cheers.

10 Jun, 2011


Good news Donnaj well done, pics ;)

10 Jun, 2011


Glad to help Donnaj

10 Jun, 2011

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