VERY LARGE, BLOCKY FRUIT
EXCELLENT YIELD POTENTIAL
DARK GREEN FRUIT TURNING TO BRIGHT YELLOW
Citrine is a dark green to bright yellow, early maturing blocky type sweet pepper with a high yield potential. Citrine has a very high percentage large first grade fruit when grown under moderate temperatures. Fruit are uniform and have thick fruit walls. Plants are medium compact and have short internodes. Citrine has a high resistance to Pepper mild mottle race 1 and 2 (PMMoV1.2). Mature green fruit are dark green which makes it perfect for high quality green picking especially in the open field. Citrine has an excellent yield potential for a yellow variety.
SPECIAL VARIETAL REQUIREMENTS
- Although Citrine has a medium compact plant, trellising in the open field is suggested as fruit quality and yield can be improved significantly
- The best quality fruit is formed under moderate temperature conditions and good ventilation
- Yellow peppers require more iron (Fe) than red ones, especially in winter