Asterix

Gherkin

Spined

Predominantly female flowering hybrid with dark green, spined fruits. Length to diameter ratio 2,8 : 1. Mid early variety. A strong grower with excellent drought tolerance. Resistant to Cladosporium (scab) and strong against CMV and powdery mildew. Asterix F1 is not susceptible to downy mildew. Suitable for salting. Fruits are bitter free and have a good texture.

Type crop: 
Predom. female flowering
Resistance HR: 
Ccu /
CVYV
Resistance IR: 
CMV /
PRSV /
ZYMV

Varieties perform differently under different climatic conditions, and are usually only suitable for specific markets. For more elaborate information about this variety in a specific market, visit the assortments on our country websites, via www.bejo.com/countries. Our local crop specialists are happy to give additional tailor-made advise.