'Bush Crop' cucumber in container help

enmnmMay 6, 2012

I am growing a "Bush Crop" cucumber. It is time to transplant the seedling to its pot. The vegetable guides I've found say the container can be anything between 2 gallons and 10 gallons. Some say it does well on a trellis (but I thought this is a bush??)

The container I've earmarked is about 4 gallons, and I have plans to install a 1/2 gallon water reservoir in the bottom.

Do I need a larger container and/or trellis?

Thanks.

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Sherry_Bell(9)

I dont have an answer to your container question but I did however get bush by mistake and have them growing if you want to take a peak. They are probally toward the end of the video.

Here is a link that might be useful: my garden update on youtube

    Bookmark   May 6, 2012 at 7:28PM
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digdirt2(6b-7a No.Cent. AR HZ8 Sun-35)

In general, the bigger the container, the better. Container plants are just so much easier to take care of and are so much more productive when grown in BIG containers. 4 gallons isn't all that big. So use the biggest you can afford to fill with mix.

Personally I wouldn't use anything less than 7-10 gallons. JMO

Dave

    Bookmark   May 6, 2012 at 8:48PM
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