Pharos F1 hybrid broccoli

OUTSTANDING QUALITIES

  • DOME HEADS
  • PRE-PACK QUALITY
  • STRONG PLANT
  • ADAPTABLE

Pharos is known to have large, late maturing plants bearing attractive dome shaped heads suitable for pre-packing.  Ideal time slots for Pharos are transplanting in late summer and autumn for harvesting in autumn and winter.  Pharos is a variety with large heads that is well protected giving high yields with good quality.  Pharos is very adaptable and versatile.  

SPECIAL VARIETAL REQUIREMENTS

  • Only sow Pharos from late autumn for plants grow through the cool season
  • Do not plant Pharos in mid-summer in very hot dry areas
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Description

VARIETY NAME: Pharos
KIND:
 F1 hybrid broccoli. (Brassica oleracea L. convar botrytis (L.) Alef. Var. cymosa Duchesne)
SEASON: Spring and late summer
MATURITY: Medium, around 85 – 95 days from transplant
HEAD SIZE: Large
HEAD SHAPE: High dome
HEAD COMPACTNESS: Excellent
EXTERIOR COLOUR: Dark blue-green
BEAD SIZE: Very 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