WINNER RADISH F1 HYBRID

OUTSTANDING QUALITIES

  • COOL SEASON
  • RESISTS PITHING
  • TOLERATE WET CONDITIONS
  • STRONG ATTACHMENT FOR BUNCHING
  • DARK RED

Winner is a dark red F1 hybrid radish that performs very well in cooler and wet conditions. Maturity is medium, around 26 – 30 days from sowing. Roots are round shaped, uniform and have a silky smooth shoulders and a refined tap root. Roots have a dark red skin colour. Yield potential is good with high quality and uniform roots.  Field holding is good and Winner tolerates pithing very well. Foliage is medium to tall, healthy and dark green. Very strong attachments makes it suitable for bunching. Winner is used for quality bunching, salad packs and the pre-pack markets.

SPECIAL VARIETAL REQUIREMENTS

  • Suitable for all year round production
  • Contact area representative for a sowing guide
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Description

CHARACTERISTIC*: WINNER
TYPE: Red radish (Raphanus sativus L. var. sativus L.)
MATURITY: Medium (around 26 – 30 days from sowing)
SEASON: Cooler wet conditions
ROOT SHAPE: Round
DIMENSIONS: 2.5 x 2.5 cm
SKIN COLOUR: Dark red
SMOOTHNESS: Very smooth
FLESH COLOUR: White
FLESH TEXTURE: Very firm, crisp
PITH RESISTANCE: Very good
CRACK RESISTANCE: Very good
FLAVOUR: Mild
TOP: Medium to tall with strong attachment
TOP HEIGHT: 10 – 18 cm
TOP COLOUR: Dark green
DISEASE REACTION (SCIENTIFIC): 
FIELD HOLDING: Very good
YIELD POTENTIAL: Very good
SUGGESTED POPULATION: 10 – 12 kg per ha, 1.2 – 1.8 million seeds per ha
MARKET USE: Bunching, salad packs and pre-pack
SPECIAL FEATURES: High quality roots, slow to pith and strong attachments for bunching