Cucumber is a favorite vegetable for most gardeners. Modern selection has more than 90 varieties of this culture, a special place among which is occupied by self-pollinated cucumbers. They have a pistil and a stamen, pollination of which occurs without the participation of insects, which gives the variety a number of advantages in comparison with pee-pollinated analogues. Due to this, hybrids are especially in demand among novice gardeners and experienced farmers.
Self-cured cucumber varieties are called selective property. They have a number of significant advantages:
- stamen is pollinated under the influence of water droplets, dew, without the participation of insects, which allows you to grow a culture in a barrier greenhouse environment;
- frost resistance allows early planting and receiving the first crop already in late May;
- disease resistance;
- high yield;
- early maturity;
- successful cultivation in open ground, even in the absence of favorable weather conditions.
The hybrid is particularly hardy and suitable for growing in a greenhouse and open field. The yield of some of its varieties reaches 35-40 kg / m2. The wide variety of self-pollinated varieties allows you to choose delicious, crispy cucumbers for fresh consumption and preservation.
When choosing a variety, first of all, it is necessary to take into account the purpose of the vegetables and, accordingly, their size, taste, suitability for preservation, yield.
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Fresh cucumber, more than ever, we wish in early spring. Greenhouse in this case allows you to grow a rich crop, despite the low temperatures. So, for early greenhouse planting, the best are considered varieties:
Self-pollinated hybrids include cucumber varieties that can grow in open ground, greenhouses, greenhouses, and even balconies. All that is required is desire and suitable seeds. Hybrids are unpretentious and able to give a rich harvest with excellent taste in gratitude to the owner for minimal care.