Quick Answer: Can You Water Cucumbers Too Much?

Overwatering is one of the worst things that can happen in a garden.

Although you may think you are helping your cucumbers by watering more often, too much water can damage and quickly kill them by allowing roots to sit in damp soil and by removing beneficial oxygen from the soil.15 Dec 2018

How much water do cucumber plants need daily?

Cucumbers typically need 1 to 2 inches of water each week. The plants may require no irrigation when rainfall supplies the required amount of moisture.

How do you water cucumber plants?

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Why are my cucumber plants wilting?

Soil saturated with water will cause a plant to wilt because of the lack of oxygen in the soil. If the cucumber plant wilts only during the day and recovers at night, then the soil may be too dry. Wilting cucumber plants that do not recover at night may be infected by a disease called bacterial wilt.10 Jul 2016

How much sun and water do cucumbers need?

Sun Requirements

Cucumbers will grow best when planted in full sun. Cucumber plants that do not get enough sunlight are more likely to have a poor fruit set and produce an overall lower yield. Therefore, it is best to plant them in areas that get at least 8 hours of direct sunlight each day.