- DOME HEADS
- SUMMER VARIETY
- FAST MATURING
Ares* is a fast maturing pre-packing variety suitable for spring, summer and autumn sowing. The dark green coloured heads are dome shaped with a medium bead size. Ares* produces smooth heads with small to medium plants. Very uniform maturity for a first cut. Very adaptable for production in all areas of South Africa.
SPECIAL VARIETAL REQUIREMENTS
- Only sow Ares* in late winter to end of summer.
- Do not plant Ares* in mid-winter in frost areas
- Contact area representative for a sowing guide
CHARACTERISTIC: ARES* KIND: F1 hybrid broccoli (Brassica oleracea L. convar botrytis (L.) Alef. Var. cymosa Duchesne) SEASON: Spring, Summer and Autumn MATURITY: Medium, around 60 – 70 days from transplant HEAD SIZE: Medium to Large HEAD SHAPE: Dome HEAD COMPACTNESS: Excellent EXTERIOR COLOUR: Dark blue-green BEAD SIZE: Small to Medium SIDE SHOOT PRODUCTION: – PLANT SIZE: Small to Medium DISEASE REACTION (SCIENTIFIC): – FIELD HOLDING: Good YIELD POTENTIAL: Good SUGGESTED SPACING: 36 000 – 40 000 plants per ha MARKET SEGMENT: Bulk packaging and pre-pack SPECIAL FEATURES: Exceptionally high yield potential of excellent quality and extremely versatile