Triton* Hybrid Broccoli

OUTSTANDING QUALITIES    

  • DOME HEADS
  • WINTER, SPRING AND AUTUMN SLOT
  • SUITABLE FOR PROCESSING AND PRE-PACK
  • EXCELLENT QUALITY HEADS
  • HIGH YIELD POTENTIAL

Triton* is a spring, winter and autumn variety, usually recommended for the transitioning periods from summer to winter or from winter to summer. This variety is suited for processing and pre-packing, yielding large heads with a good dome shape. The finer bead size makes the product very attractive. The beads are very uniform. Initially, the heads are lighter green, becoming darker green as it matures. Triton* produces excellent quality dense heads that are also very smooth. Very adaptable for production in all areas of South Africa.

SPECIAL VARIETAL REQUIREMENTS

  • Only sow Triton* in late winter and end of summer.
  • Do not plant Triton* in mid-summer slot
  • Contact area representative for a sowing guide

CHARACTERISTIC: TRITON*
KIND: F1 hybrid broccoli (Brassica oleracea L. convar botrytis (L.) Alef. Var. cymosa Duchesne)
SEASON: Spring, winter and autumn
MATURITY: Late (around 80 – 95 days from transplant)
HEAD SIZE: Large
HEAD SHAPE: Dome
HEAD COMPACTNESS: Excellent
EXTERIOR COLOUR: Bright Green
BEAD SIZE: Small to medium
SIDE SHOOT PRODUCTION:
PLANT SIZE: Medium to large
DISEASE REACTION (SCIENTIFIC):
FIELD HOLDING: Good
YIELD POTENTIAL: Excellent
SUGGESTED SPACING: 36 000 – 40 000 plants per ha
MARKET SEGMENT: Processing and pre-pack
SPECIAL FEATURES: Exceptionally high quality heads resulting in very high yield potential