For germination of seeds of cucumbers, there are several ways of presowing treatment.
Correctly treated seeds give a more amicable and abundant harvest and endure a short-term reduction in the temperature regime, which is not possible with ordinary sowing.
First, you need to seed forIdentify the full-fledged, which will sprout. To do this, they should be lowered into a saline solution. Dissolve in 1 liter of water 2 teaspoons of salt without additives. Lower the seeds for 15 minutes. All that floated up - remove, the remaining rinse with running water.
Immediately drop the seeds into a weak solution of potassium permanganate for decontamination for 15-20 minutes.
It is not necessary to rinse after potassium permanganate. Place the seeds in a moist napkin soaked in mineral fertilizers. To soak the napkin, dissolve 1 teaspoon of any complex fertilizer in 1 liter of water.
In a day, put a container with soaked cucumbers for hardening on the bottom shelf of the refrigerator for 12-15 hours.
Sowing is necessary immediately after the seedsSlightly open slightly, that is, proklyutsya. To do this, always unfold the napkin and check. If most of the seeds are opened, then it's time to sow. If this moment is missed, and they will strongly germinate, the yield will drop sharply, the shoots will be weak and rare.
Sowing is necessary in well-heated fertile soil.
You can make seedlings in seedlings. For this, two or three pieces are sown in peat pots. After emergence, leave one of the strongest plants. You can sow 30-40 days before sowing under cover in the ground. Pots are planted, cutting the plant to cotyledonous leaves. If the whips begin to grow in pots, they are tied up to a thin rod.
Until the threat of freezing passes, cucumbers should be kept under cover. Then the film is removed and the plant is tied to the trellis.
Care is to feed, watering and shaping the weaves.