Bush Cucumbers: New Space-Saving Growing Method (No Trellis)



If you love pickles and cucumbers and want to try growing and making your own, this is actually an easier process than you think. Many people assume that you need an elaborate setup of trellises and extensive gardening skills to make this happen.

The truth is you can very easily take on this project with a small space. Allow us to introduce you to the bush cucumber.

What Are Bush Cucumbers?

This variety of cucumbers is essentially a small version of the large cucumber. They don’t need a lot of space to grow, but they manage to produce just as much product as many of the larger plants do.

What Do They Look Like?

This plant can grow up to 30 centimeters in length. The leaves of bush cucumbers feature three to five dark lobes with a gray-tinted underside. It is heart-shaped with a tapering point on the top of each one.


- Spacemaster - Bush Champion Cucumber - Salad Cucumbers (Bush Variety)

Bush Cucumbers vs. Vine Cucumbers

The bush variety of  this cucumber consists of a freestanding bush that blooms and then produces its fruit. Vine cucumber plants aren’t as bushy in size, so they require a trellis or support system to keep them neat.

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