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“Comparative Study of Three Planting Densities of a hybrid cucumber with Two Types of Training and Cucumber Trellis”

Training cucumbers to a cucumber trellis We present this study as being representative of the good qualities of HORTOMALLAS products used as a cucumber trellis in place of the traditional use of twine. rafia hortomallas malla soporte espaldera entutorado cultivo pepino y pepinillo The research here presented had as its purpose the comparison of three […]


Growing Cucumbers: a cucumber trellis and how to train cucumbers to it

Cucumbers make the use of a cucumber support obligatory.  When the fruit touches the soil, a white area forms at the point of contact that  decreases its commercial value.  When they will be harvested for pickling, a cucumber trellis is optional.  In the United States cucumbers for pickling are grown on the ground in order […]


Cucumbers trained to a Cucumber Trellis as an important crop for the country’s economy

Cucumber Trellis by HORTOMALLAS, much better than natural fiber twine traditionally used in crop farming For the agricultural sector of a country’s economy, the segment of organic vegetables as a result of using cucumber trellis has a significant impact by its contribution to the generation of employment in rural areas since training cucumbers to trellis […]


HOW TO BUILD A SIMPLE CUCUMBER SUPPORT FOR YOUR GARDEN

Cucumber is a climbing plant with tendrils and vines that pull it upward, and just like other vine crops it requires a plant support for it to develop  and produce fruits efficiently. Using a cucumber support increases yield by allowing the crop grow upwards where the leaves are exposed to light. THE IMPORTANCE OF A […]


Horticultural Netting

Horticultural netting is the act of providing support to vegetables allowing them to grow in the best way possible. The net is made out of polypropylene; and was made famous in the 1960’s in England and Italy. Horticultural nets are available in a lot of different sizes; made for different purposes. The smaller mesh sizes […]


Cucumber trellis netting will increase crop yields as it allows better phytosanitary conditions.

Cukes are natural climbers that grow healthier on a vertical trellis system. The reason one should use a cucumber trellis when growing cucumbers, is because cukes, like most cucurbits, use climbing tendrils to climb upright towards the light source and by doing so they extend their branches vertically allowing better air circulation.  When you are able to increase air flow, […]