How to grow cucumbers in boiling water: a quick way to germinate seeds
Grow a generous harvest of crisp and tasty cucumbers is easy enough, especially if you know about the features of the selected variety and the correct germination. No less important is the neighborhood - cucumbers are not recommended to be planted next to aromatic herbs, garlic and tomatoes.
Experienced vegetable gardeners practice the boiling water flyhack. About a quick way to germinate seeds - read in the material OBOZREVATEL.
How to soak cucumbers before planting
Experts advise placing the seeds in boiling water for 3 hours before planting them in the ground. For a greater effect, after boiling, soak the seeds in a solution of manganese for about 30 minutes.
This will significantly increase the yield, and sprouts will appear quickly and simultaneously. It is important to remember that the seeds soaked in this way should be put in a cloth bag and cooled in the refrigerator for 2-3 days.
How to plant seedlings with boiling water
Prepare several separate containers and fill them with soil. Heat boiling water and water the soil with it before planting. Then put the seeds on the surface, press them slightly inside and cover with earth.
Be sure to cover the containers with a film and put them in a warm, dry place. As soon as you see that sprouts have appeared, the film should be removed.
Vegetable growers say that sprouts will appear on the fourth day from the moment of planting.
Planting in the open ground
You can plant the seeds in the open ground right away. This will significantly save time. In small furrows about 5 cm deep pour boiling water in the proportion of 5 liters per 1 square meter. After this, the seeds are placed in the furrows and cover the soil, slightly tamping.
To prevent the seeds from freezing, the bed is covered with a film, which is removed when sprouts appear.
Earlier OBOZREVATEL told how to accelerate the growth of seedlings of peppers and tomatoes.