HELIOS F1 HYBRID SPINACH
HELIOS F1 HYBRID SPINACH

HELIOS F1 HYBRID SPINACH

Regular price
R 465.00
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R 465.00

OUTSTANDING QUALITIES

  • DARK GREEN SMOOTH LEAVES
  • UPRIGHT GROWTH HABIT
  • OVAL SHAPE LEAVES
  • WIDE ADAPTABILITY 

Heliosis a F1 hybrid variety that is best suited to baby leaf production on a commercial scale.  Helios can be used for mechanical harvesting or hand harvesting in all different production systems.  Helios has smooth, dark green, thick leaves and an upright growth habit.  The variety has a very good disease package with resistance to Downy Mildew (Pfs) races 1-15.  Days to maturity for baby leaves are 25 – 30 days.  Even though Helios has been selected for summer production, it fares well year-round in mild climatic regions.

SPECIAL VARIETAL REQUIREMENTS

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DESCRIPTION

CHARACTERISTIC*: HELIOS
KIND: F1 hybrid spinach (Spinacea oleracea)
MATURITY: Between 20 – 25 days
LEAF COLOUR: Dark green
LEAF SURFACE: Smooth
PLANT HEIGHT: 10 – 15 cm
STEM TYPE: Thin, upright
DISEASE REACTION (SCIENTIFIC): High resistance:Peronospora farinose f. sp.Spinaciae race 1 – 12 (Pfs: 1-12)
Intermediate resistance:Peronospora farinose f. sp.Spinaciae race 14 (Pfs: 14)
YIELD POTENTIAL: Good
USE: Fresh market and processing
SPECIAL FEATURES: Excellent eating quality and minimal bruising due to thinkness of leaves

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