Home Guides SF Gate. Saving one or two of your cucumbers as seed cucumbers is a cost-effective way to save seeds for next year's garden. If the leaves have not browned at the edges, the plant is in good shape. Pickleworms may be at work in your cucumber patch. Remove all infected leaves; water at the base of the plant—no overhead watering; feed the plants with aged compost or compost tea; if the plants wilt and die—remove the entire plant from the garden. If the weather has been cool or cloudy or rainy, insects have likely not been active in your garden.
I don't remember ever having that with prior cukes.
Why did my little cucumber buds yellow and die?
Leave a Reply Cancel reply Your email address will not be published. Plant all-female gynoecious cucumber hybrids—a few male plants will be added to the seed mix. Harvest pickling cucumbers when they reach 1 to 6 inches long, slicing cucumbers at 6 to 10 inches long and cucumber for regular dills at 3 to 4 inches long. Most if not all of the fruit produced by my cucumber plants have white trails on them. Its growing well and producing fruit, dark green cucumbers, about 18cm long and about 5cm wide. If the fruit had progressed toward desiccation, the seeds could turn from white to yellow and perhaps orange. Remove and destroy infected fruits.