[Market-farming] pruning cukes--pro and con
artisanfarms at gmail.com
Fri Jun 24 13:37:07 EDT 2011
I grow most of my cukes in a high tunnel they are planted 12" apart and
trellised. They are pruned to one main stem up the trellis and then I let
this main stem branch a little as it climbs the trellis. I end up with a
main stem which goes up 8' and comes back down at least 4-6' and is very
productive. In the high tunnel, I always prune, but out in the field I
I am very happy with both quantity and quality from my pruned cukes.
On Fri, Jun 24, 2011 at 1:02 PM, Richard Robinson <rrobinson at nasw.org>wrote:
> Does anyone have strong feelings about pruning cukes? I have always just
> left them alone,
> but I'm wondering if I should be pruning to leave one or two leaders.
> Richard Robinson
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