To grow beautiful cucumbers in the greenhouse, we need certain skills and knowledge.For cucumber vegetable whimsical and gentle, which for favorable growth and fruiting is important to create all the necessary conditions.And of great importance in this is not only timely fertilization, fertilizing, proper and regular watering, but also the correct formation of the plants initially.
for gardeners is no secret that the cucumber culture "bearded", and therefore it must be considered, and indeed just need to use their own purposes.
While the most widespread practice of cutting off any whisker of cucumbers grown in greenhouses, this is due to the fact that they cling to neighboring plants and interfere with, each other to grow and bear fruit.
How to create cucumber in a greenhouse
Why form a bush cucumber?This operation is not necessary for all classes.Due to the formation of bush morphological and biological characteristics of varieties.The first thing to find out the number of male and female flowers.
In bulk form the desired late-ripening varieties, as they form a large male flowers.How to distinguish male from female flowers?Very simply, they are distinguished with the naked eye: the female flowers have been inside the ovary of the flower, which after pollination is in growth.
starts forming bush neobhodiomo start before the beginning of flowering.So, when the germ is not less than 6-7 leaves, the tip of the main shoot prischipnut need about half a centimeter.And, with proper care the greenhouse cucumbers in your start up new side shoots on which the ovaries will be much more than on the main stem.
How to tie cucumbers in the greenhouse
One way is to form a garter bush of three or four stalks of plants.Whiskers with the garter used to side branches.This is done as follows, the main stem to the trellis tied thread, and the formation of the first on the side of the ovary stalk, it must pull up to the main angle of 60 degrees.Then mustache with the main stem is screwed on tight escape.With the growth of the plants, this process is repeated, and of course with time becoming a mustache and has a lot of mustache removal can not be avoided.
Such formation is possible with frequent bush planting - no more than half a meter.And the mustache, even dries, well kept shrub.
However, the most common method of growing cucumbers in the greenhouse is to remove a mustache and side shoots at a distance of half a meter from the ground.First, the main stem is tied, then removed all superfluous.The site is called the zone of "blinding."Pinching is above the aforesaid area, at a distance of 1 meter from the ground over the first sheet side shoots is nipping and retained only one ovary.After another half a meter is nipping on the second sheet and left for 2 ovaries.And so shaped cucumbers in the greenhouse to the top with the addition.On one sheet, one must account for the ovary.
pinching occurs only with the young shoots, if the time missed, and the length of the plants was more than 20 cm, and it was too late, of course, affect the crop is not the best.So do not miss the moment.And be careful.
Upon reaching the main stem of cucumber wire to which it is tied up, it is also pinch out, leaving 3 to 4 leaf above the wire and wrapped around her, tying the stem in two places.
After the appearance of the sinus upper leaves of side shoots, they are lowered to the bottom and effect pinched out at the level of 1.5 m above the ground.
If you do it right and pay attention to the formation of a bush in a timely manner, then you get all the chances of a magnificent harvest from May to October.All the best.