INVICTUS* F1 HYBRID CUCUMBER

OUTSTANDING QUALITIES

  • EXCELLENT FRUIT QUALITY
  • GOOD ADAPTABILITY
  • GOOD DISEASE PACKAGE
  • OPEN PLANT FOR EASIER HARVEST

Invictus* is an early maturing hybrid parthenocarpic Dutch/English type cucumber, with an open plant that allows for easier harvesting. It has an excellent fruit quality with uniform dark green and straight fruit that does not tend to make a neck. Invictus* has a very good disease package, offering high resistance to Cucumber vein yellowing virus (CVYV), Corynespora blight and target spot (Cca) and Scab and gummosis (Ccu) as well as intermediate resistance to Cucumber green mottle mosaic virus (CGMMV), Cucurbit yellow stunting disorder virus (CYSDV) and Powdery mildew (Px).

SPECIAL VARIETAL REQUIREMENTS

  • Can be planted year-round in certain conditions
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CHARACTERISTIC: INVICTUS*
KIND: F1 hybrid cucumber (Cucumis sativus L.)
TYPE: Dutch/English  type
FLOWERING TYPE: Parthenocarpic
PRODUCTION TYPE: Greenhouse
MATURITY:  Early
SEASON: Summer to Autumn
FRUIT SIZE: 32 – 35cm
SHAPE: Cylindrical
COLOUR: Dark green
YIELD POTENTIAL: Excellent
VIGOUR: Medium vigour
DISEASE REACTION (SCIENTIFIC): High resistance: Cucumber vein yellowing virus (CVYV), Corynespora cassiicola (Cca), Cladosporium cucumerinum (Ccu)
Intermediate resistance: Cucumber green mottle mosaic virus (CGMMV), Cucurbit yellow stunting disorder virus (CYSDV), Podosphaera xanthii (Px)
UNIFORMITY: Excellent
MARKETS / END USE: Fresh, pre-pack
POPULATION GUIDE: 1.6 – 2.0 plants per m2
SPECIAL FEATURES: Excellent fruit quality.  Does not tend to make a neck