EXCELLENT INTERNAL QUALITY
FIRM, SWEET FLESH
AVERAGE FRUIT WEIGHT OF 1.8 – 2.5 KG
VERY HIGH YIELD POTENTIAL
Divine is an Eastern Shipper type melon, competing directly against varieties such as Athena. Flesh texture is very firm with consistently high Brix levels of between 12 and 15 %. Divine has excellent internal qualities with deep salmon-orange flesh and a small seed cavity. Fruit is very uniform and attractive with an average weight of 1.8 – 2.5 kg. Divine is widely adapted for cool to warm and warm-season productions. Plants are vigorous with good heat tolerance and with multi-phase fruit set. In addition, the variety has a good netting ability even in the cool season. Divine is highly resistant to Fusarium wilt race 2 and 3 (Fom: 2, 3) and Powdery mildew race 1 and 2 (Px: 1, 2) (ex Sf).
SPECIAL VARIETAL REQUIREMENTS
- Sufficient potassium and calcium is essential when fruit begins to develop for improved shelf life and flavour
- Contact area representative for the correct time to harvest