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Can I Plant Cucumbers in With My Sweet Corn?

By Diane Watkins ; Updated September 21, 2017
Sweet corn and cucumbers are often planted together.

Cucumbers and sweet corn are often planted together and make good companion plants. The cucumber vine grows up the corn stalk, enjoying support and shade from the corn. The vines anchor the corn stalks without harming the crop.

 

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Diane Watkins has been writing since 1984, with experience in newspaper, newsletter and Web content. She writes two electronic newsletters and has a Bachelor of Science degree in chemistry from Clemson University. She has taken graduate courses in biochemistry and education.