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Why are my cucumbers curved or deformed?

Incomplete pollination of the female flower will cause deformed, curved growth. To fully pollinate a flower, a bee must come to a flower 8-12 times. Drought, stress and being grown on the ground can also cause this issue. This does not affect the taste and are still fine to eat.

Training plants on a trellis is the best way to ensure long, straight cucumbers.

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