Growing Cucumber

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18 Nov 21 Karen (Australia - temperate climate)
Hi. I’ve planted my Lebanese cucumber in my garden bed about 3 weeks ago around middle of October. I’m in south australia. The plant is about 1/2 inch . I feel that nothing is happening . No growth. What should I do. New Gardner.
27 Dec 21 Fiona (Australia - temperate climate)
Ours were very slow to start this year due to our unusually cool temperatures. But have now started to take off and produce fruit. We are southern fleurieu.
20 Nov 21 Nigel (Australia - sub-tropical climate)
I plant mine a bit earlier and found that they take a fair bit of time to take off. Plenty of water and a good fertilizer will move them along. I use Power Feed liquid fertilizer and get great results
19 Nov 21 Anonymous (Australia - sub-tropical climate)
The first leaves that come out of the seed are called cotyledons. The next set of leaves are call the first set of true leaves, these can take a few days (6-10) to appear. You may need to look at do you have good rich soil, do you water regularly, do they receive plenty of sunlight.

Ours were very slow to start this year due to our unusually cool temperatures. But have now started to take off and produce fruit. We are southern fleurieu.

- Fiona

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