Nunhems launches "more efficient" high-wire cucumber

The Hi Power variety - image:Nunhems
The Hi Power variety - image:Nunhems

Vegetable breeder Nunhems has launched a new compact high-wire cucumber variety, Hi Power, which it says offers North European growers a reliable long cucumber with high yield throughout the season.

Cucumber breeder Robert Swinkels said: "The high-wire cucumber sector is particularly labour-intensive, so labour-saving varieties are a top priority for development.

"Thanks to the horizontal position of the leaves of our high-wire varieties it is easier to harvest the fruits. Also the leaves are smaller, making it possible to plant our varieties at high densities, which is more efficient."


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