You will need
- Cucumber seeds, salt, water, potassium permanganate solution.
Decide what you want to grow cucumbers: short or long, poor or salinosporamide? Select varieties based on their place of cultivation. In greenhouses most often planted parthenocarpic (self-pollinating) varieties. For temporary shelters suitable bee pollinating varieties of cucumbers.
When buying seeds, note the variety: whether it is a hybrid (F1). Seeds from hybrid forms of plants for planting is impossible. They will give the splitting in the second generation, so the repetition of grades you get.
If the seeds you have, calibrate them in 3-5% salt solution. All surfaced seeds will be thrown out. Rinse the remaining seeds and heat them for 2 hours in an oven at 60°C. For disinfection can omit the seeds for half an hour in a 1% solution of potassium permanganate.
Immediately before sowing the seeds of a cucumber put in a cloth bag and soak in a nutrient solution of growth regulators for 12 hours. The solution temperature must be at least 20°C.
Spread soaked seeds for speedy germination is to wet the fabric. Keep the temperature in the bowl is not below 22-25°C.
For seedlings wisata hatched seeds in pots. The size of the pot should not be less than 8 x 8 cm, Set future seedlings on the windowsill. When nonseedlings way visivite seeds in the prepared ridge two rows. Distance between rows should be 30 cm between seedsin a row - 4-5 cm, seeding Depth - 2-3 cm After will appear the first true leaf, plants extra pluck.
Hybrid varieties of cucumber are more productive and less susceptible to diseases.
To obtain a greater harvest to plant in the garden at least three different varieties.