Ares* F1 Hybrid Broccoli

OUTSTANDING QUALITIES    

  • DOME HEADS
  • SUMMER VARIETY
  • FAST MATURING
  • PRE-PACKER

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
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Description

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