Companion Plants That Help Cucumbers Thrive


Read on to find out exactly what cucumber companion plants plants will compliment your cucumber patch and which plants make bad companions for cucumbers.


This cucumber companion planting guide will encourage this plentiful vegetable’s growth and will help to deter unwanted pests.

A Note About Cucumbers

Ready in 50-70 days, these plants are great for beginners and gardening veterans alike. They are versatile when used fresh and make the best preserves. Cucumbers are grown best in USDA  growing zones 3-12. 

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When should I plant cucumbers?

This depends on where you live and how warm spring is for you. Soil temperatures should be around 70°F if cucumbers are being planted straight into the ground. If the starting cucumber seeds indoors, start 3 weeks before the last frost date.

Best Cucumber Companion Plants