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Tomato Twine

Tomato twine is a strong twine that absorbs little moisture and is extremely suitable for use in free fall. Tomato twine is also soft and flexible, so plants are less likely to be damaged. Royal Brinkman offers a wide range of tomato twines.
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Tomato Valent twine for professional cultivation

Tomato twine is made from Valent twine, a twine that is twisted together and used in a variety of crops. Valent Twine is used in tomato cultivation and will easily last a growing season without a breaking. The tomato twine is a solid support for the tomato plant and is suitable for free fall use, which saves labor. Tomato twine is standard 12 months UV treated, flexible and available in different thicknesses and colors. Tomato twine can be used in combination with high wire hooks to string tomatoes. Royal Brinkman offers a wide range tomato hooks. The right type of tomato twine depends on the type of tomato crop you grow. Our specialists have written an article explaining how to choose the right twine for high wire hooks.

Types of tomato twine

Besides the different colors and thicknesses in which tomato twine is available, the choice of twine material is also very important. At Royal Brinkman you can find tomato twine made from different materials:
  • Polypropylene twine: a non-biodegradable twine made of plastic, does not absorb moisture, which reduces the chance of breakage.
  • Jute twine: Jute a twine made from the plant Corchorus, so it’s biodegradable.  
  • Bio Valent twine: This twine is 100% biologically dergradable and is made of high quality PLA. There are several types of organic twine, but Bio Valent twine is the strongest.
Do you want to receive more information about the different materials? Then contact one of our specialists or read the article about the different types of twine

How to string tomatoes in greenhouse?

Tomato plants grow upwards, making the plant very heavy and the stem not strong enough to carry the plant. Therefore, it is important to support the crop by stringing every plant with twine. From the beginning of the cultivation, young plants are stringed with twine. Subsequently, each week the twine needs to be twisted around the lengthening stem of the plant and lateral shoots are removed. On of that, tomato plants are depending on the type of crop, lowered frequently. To support the twine, growers also use trellising clips to support the plant instead of twisting twine. Both methods have pros and cons. Our specialist explains the differences between clipping and twisting

Buy tomato twine

When buying the right tomato twine, it is important that you always get good advice. Would you like customized advice? Then feel free to contact one of our specialists. On working days we will contact you within 24 hours. Are you looking for a reliable supplier for tomato twine? We deliver twine, high wire hooks and clips among others worldwide for professional tomato cultivation. 

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