EOS* F1 hybrid broccoli

OUTSTANDING QUALITIES

  • VERY DOME HEADS
  • WINTER VARIETY
  • STRONG PLANT
  • BIG HEADS

Eos* is Sakata’s the new winter variety. The heavy heads are dome shaped, smooth with small beads and have an attractive dark green colour. This variety mature faster than normal winter varieties. Another advantage is the good holding ability. Head quality is very good and pre-packs nicely on a punnet. Eos* is very adaptable to all regions in South Africa. It’s an exceptional variety to complement Sakata’s popular broccoli range.

SPECIAL VARIETAL REQUIREMENTS

  • Only sow Eos* for winter production
  • Do not plant Eos* for mid-summer production
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Description

CHARACTERISTIC: EOS*
KIND: F1 hybrid broccoli (Brassica oleracea L. convar botrytis (L.) Alef. Var. cymosa Duchesne)
SEASON: Winter
MATURITY: Medium, around 70 – 80 days from transplant
HEAD SIZE: Large
HEAD SHAPE: Very Dome
HEAD COMPACTNESS: Excellent
EXTERIOR COLOUR: Dark blue-green
BEAD SIZE: Small
SIDE SHOOT PRODUCTION: Medium
PLANT SIZE: Large
DISEASE REACTION (SCIENTIFIC): 
FIELD HOLDING: Excellent
YIELD POTENTIAL: High
SUGGESTED SPACING: 36 000 – 40 000 plants per ha
MARKET SEGMENT: Bulk packaging, pre-pack and processing
SPECIAL FEATURES: Exceptionally high yield potential of excellent quality and extremely versatile