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ALSTON* F1 HYBRID CAULIFLOWER
ALSTON* F1 HYBRID CAULIFLOWER

ALSTON* F1 HYBRID CAULIFLOWER

Regular price
R 355.00
Sale price
R 355.00

OUTSTANDING QUALITIES

  • VERY FAST MATURING
  • EXCELLENT YIELD POTENTIAL
  • EXCELLENT HEAT TOLERANCE
  • VERY UNIFORM CURDS
  • EXCELLENT WRAPPING

Alston* is a new variety for the summer season.  Unlike other cauliflower varieties, Alston* withstands summer heat.  Leaves tend to wrap around the head and provide protection against the sun.  Alston* is an extremely fast maturing variety.  It produces dense white curds with a typical dome shape which is perfect for pre-packaging and processing.

SPECIAL VARIETAL REQUIREMENTS

  • This is a variety for spring, summer and autumn production, winter trials still in process
  • Contact area representative for sowing guide

DESCRIPTION

CHARACTERISTIC: Alston*
KIND: F1 hybrid cauliflower (Brassica oleracea L. convar. botrytis (L.) Alef. var. botrytis L.)
SEASON: Spring, Summer
MATURITY: Early (around 65 – 85 days from transplant – depending on season)
CURD SIZE: Medium
CURD SHAPE: Dome
CURD WEIGHT: 500 – 800g (could be bigger depending on spacing)
CURD COMPACTNESS: Very good
CURD COVER: Good
CURD COLOUR: White to ivory
CURD TYPE: White to ivory, dense dome curds
PLANT SIZE: Medium to large
FIELD HOLDING: Good
YIELD POTENTIAL: Very high
SUGGESTED SPACING: 35 000 to 45 000 plants per ha
MARKET SEGMENT: Pre-packing, processing
SPECIAL FEATURES: Smaller frame allowing for a higher planting density

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