Prince Marvel F1 hybrid brussel sprout

OUTSTANDING QUALITIES

  • EARLY MATURING
  • EASY TO HARVEST
  • EXCELLENT YIELD POTENTIAL
  • VERY UNIFORM SPROUTS AND SPACING

Prince Marvel is an early maturing hybrid around 110 – 120 days from transplant, plants grow to approximately 80 – 90 cm tall.  Prince Marvel sprouts are about 2.5 cm in diameter, 25 – 50 g in weight and light green in colour.  Sprouts have fairly long petioles and are well spaced along the stem.  Sprouts set very uniformly in size from top to bottom of the plant.  Bottom rot and cracking are seldom a problem.  Long petioles and spacing make insect control easier.  This variety is highly suitable for processing.  Prince Marvel is a very widely adapted variety with high uniformity and excellent sprout spacing, facilitating easier and more efficient harvesting.

SPECIAL VARIETAL REQUIREMENTS

  • Contact area representative for more information
  • Must only be planted from late summer to autumn

Description

VARIETY NAME: Prince Marvel
KIND:
 F1 hybrid brussel sprout (Brassica oleracea L. convar.  oleracea var. gemmifera DC.)
TYPE: Early mid-season type
MATURITY: Early (approx. 110 – 120 days from transplant)
SPROUT SIZE: Medium, 2.5 cm
SPROUT SHAPE: Oval to round
SPROUT WEIGHT: 25 – 50 g
CRACKING TOLERANCE: Very good
EXTERIOR COLOUR: Light-green
PLANT SIZE: Medium
PLANT HABIT: Erect
PLANT HEIGHT: Medium tall around 80 – 90 cm
PLANT LEAVES: Small, light-green and have long petioles
FLAVOUR: Very good
FIELD HOLDING: Very good
YIELD POTENTIAL: Very good
SUGGESTED SPACING: 28 000 – 45 000 plants per ha
USE: Fresh market, processing and pre-packing
SPECIAL FEATURES: Early maturing, quality and field-holding ability