naxos F1 hybrid broccoli

OUTSTANDING QUALITIES

  • DOME HEADS
  • SUMMER VARIETY
  • STRONG PLANT
  • BIG HEADS

Naxos is the new summer variety. Does very well growing out of winter into summer. Naxos flourishes in high temperatures. Plants are big with a strong root system. Heads are dome shaped with longer stems than other varieties. It’s a variety with good adaptability and with good holding ability. Heads sit deep on the plant so that the heads are well protected against damage from birds and wind. Dark green heads with small to medium beads.

SPECIAL VARIETAL REQUIREMENTS

  • Only sow Naxos in late winter to end of summer.
  • Do not plant Naxos in mid-winter in frost areas
  • Contact area representative for a sowing guide
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Description

KIND: F1 hybrid broccoli (Brassica oleracea L. convar botrytis (L.) Alef. Var. cymosa Duchesne
SEASON: Summer
MATURITY: Medium, around 80 – 85 days from transplant
HEAD SIZE: Large
HEAD SHAPE: 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