Characteristics of the variety of cucumbers Humpbacked Horse

Among various types of vegetable crops, the humpbacked horse variety deserves special attention.

Characteristics of the variety of cucumbers Humpbacked Horse

Grade characteristics

Belonging to F1 hybrids gives the Little Humpbacked Horse variety a number of positive qualities: good yield and resistance to negative external factors, as well as self-pollination.

Description of the bushes

The height of the bush on average does not exceed 1.5 m. The hybrid forms up to 15 fruits at a time. In its nodes no more than 7-8 ovaries are formed. 46 days after sowing, the fruits are harvested. Also, the bush belonging to F1 hybrids saves him from most diseases. The female type of flowering dominates in the bush.

Description of the fetus

The size of the fruit reaches 12 cm, weight - 90 g. Cucumber The Little Humpbacked Horse F1 has a thin peel covered with medium-sized tubercles.

According to the description, the fruit is distinguished by juicy pulp and the absence of bitterness. Cucumbers F1 Humpbacked Horse are good for consumption because they contain a large amount of vitamins and substances that cleanse the blood and stomach.


If you follow all the rules of care, problems with diseases and pests will not arise.

Landing care

Seeds are planted in the first decade of April. Grains of cucumbers are planted by pre-treating them with a solution of water and minerals. It is recommended to use small pots with good soil. After fertilizing the soil, the seeds are planted to a depth of about 3 cm. The soil is watered every day, without overdoing, so that the soil does not acidify.

Care after landing

Proper care of the humpbacked horse variety requires compliance with the basic rules. On the site, the remains of other vegetation, dirt, weeds are removed. When the bush is old enough, it is tied to a trellis to give support. During the development period, the bush is fed. Without proper care, the plant may become ill or die.

Pests and diseases

Pests can be dealt with


  • Whitefly is a small white midge that drinks plant juice and leaves sooty mushrooms. A solution of garlic and water (150 g of garlic per 1 liter of water), which is sprayed on cucumbers, helps against whiteflies.
  • Aphids love to colonize on the leaves and eat them. The consequences of its wrecking - wilting leaves. A solution of wood ash, soap and water helps against aphids (50 g of wood ash and 20 g of soap are added to 2.5 l of water).
  • Spider mites are small mites that leave cobwebs under the leaves, where they sit. Against them, spraying with a soap solution (1 tbsp. L. Soap per 1 l of water) helps the back of the leaves.

If pests have settled on one bush, you should try to exterminate them before they move on to the rest.

More effective in the fight against parasites are branded drugs “Tanrek”, “Actellik”, “Commander”, “Fitoverm”, “Wofatox”, “Kinmix” and others.


Diseases most often occur due to the carelessness of the owners of the site.

  • Powdery Mildew White spots appear on the leaves, gradually spreading throughout the plant. Because of it, the leaves dry out and fruiting stops. To combat the disease, the infected parts are cut off, the plants are sprayed with fungicides (10 g of fungicides in 5 l of water). With a strong spread of the disease, the bush is destroyed.
  • Cladosporiosis. Brown ulcers appear on the plant, the fruits look rotten. To combat watering, plants are stopped for 5 days and treated with foundationazole (10 g of foundationazol per 0.5 l of water). Affected parts of the bush are removed.
  • White rot. This is a viscous texture of white color, which causes the fruits and the bush itself to rot. The affected parts of the plant are removed, the bush is treated with a solution of urea, water, zinc sulfate and copper sulfate (10 g of copper sulfate, urea, zinc sulfate per 2 liters of water).
  • Downy mildew. Small yellow spots on the leaves. The disease causes the leaves to dry, and then the whole plant. Stopping watering and feeding for 3-4 days, as well as subsequent treatment with polycarbacin (10 g per 5 l of water) will help in the fight against this disease.
  • Yellowing leaves. The usual yellowing of the leaves is often due to a lack of potassium. Spraying a plant with an infusion of ash (200 g per 2.5 l of water) helps to cope with this.

It is necessary to ensure that the disease does not pass from a diseased plant to a healthy one.

If the disease has gone too far, there will be only one option - get rid of the planting.


Cucumber The Little Humpbacked Horse F1 is an excellent variety that does not bring any trouble if you follow the basic rules for caring for it.


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