How to extend the life of cucumbers - advice for those who want to extend the fruiting cucumbers and eat them until the cold.
In the second half of summer, the yield of cucumbers decreases. Scourge of cucumbers are beginning to dry, so we want to share advice on how to extend the life of cucumbers. On healthy cucumber bushes without damage by pests, it is possible to prolong fruiting, if you pay a little attention. To do this, first check the presence of antennae. If they are not there, it is pointless to engage in rejuvenation. The whiskers are evidence of the growth of the fruit.
In fact, how to extend the fruiting cucumbers in the greenhouse, there are 2 ways:
- Growing new roots;
- Growing new seedlings.
Stimulation of the formation of additional roots takes place on the stem at the bottom: they remove the sticks from the trellis, fold them into a ring and place them on the ground, securing them with a yoke or a spear. Top sprinkled with soil.
Rejuvenate the bushes with bare bottom and green, continuing to grow, riding. Lash is handled with care so as not to break. Pre-give cucumbers to pull up, not watering. Cucumbers should be formed in one stem and attached to the twine on the crossbars in the greenhouse. Cucumbers growing near the nets, it is difficult to remove for rejuvenation. The leaves are stained to remove, and the plant is shed with soapy water.
Soil for filling is shed with fungicide or potassium permanganate, fertilizers are added and used to rejuvenate cucumbers.
The rejuvenation and prolongation of the life of cucumbers is stimulated by the watering of the lash with a solution of urea.
Planting seedlings to extend the life of cucumbers
Proliferation of cucumbers helps to plant new seedlings. When cucumbers appear on young plants, I remove old plants, but do not pull it out; it is better to cut a bush near the ground and remove it from the greenhouse. Seedlings are grown from seed or stepchildren rooted from the sinuses of leaves. Escape put in the water and waiting for the appearance of the roots. This method allows you to get the fruits of greens earlier than with the seed method.
When planting the second seedlings, the distance between the plants is left more than in the spring, as the lighting decreases by autumn.
When planting seeds, the ground is watered regularly, preventing it from drying out.
Caring for cucumbers in the second half of summer
Reducing the amount of light at the end of the summer affects the development and growth of cultivated plants. To help cucumbers, non-root dressing with urea is injected, onion peel is used for dressing, and humus is added to it.
It is necessary to monitor the temperature of the air in the greenhouse, as the cooling contributes to the appearance of diseases and pests. Plants grow worse, yield decreases. To maintain heat use fireplaces and heaters.