GREEN BOY F1 hybrid fresh market cabbage

OUTSTANDING QUALITIES

  • ADAPTED TO SUB-TROPICAL AREAS OF AFRICA
  • HIGH YIELD POTENTIAL
  • EXCELLENT HEAT TOLERANCE

Green Boy has performed well in the worldwide markets from cool to tropical regions and is very popular due to this good performance. Green Boy is a mid-season hybrid maturing at around 80 – 90 days from transplanting. Green Boy has excellent adaptability, medium-sized, compact heads, with solid internal structure and good overall quality. Green Boy is blue-green in colour and is ideal as a fresh market and bagging cabbage. Green Boy has intermediate resistance to Fusarium yellows (Foc).

SPECIAL VARIETAL REQUIREMENTS

  • Excellent results are consistently achieved for harvest throughout the warm season
  • Avoid early and late sowings in cooler areas and growing through winter in cold areas as bolting may occur
  • Avoid planting in fields where Black rot can be a problem
  • Contact the area representative for a sowing guide

CHARACTERISTIC*: GREEN BOY
TYPE: F1 hybrid fresh market cabbage (Brassica oleracea L. convar. Capitata (L.) Alef. Var. capitata (L.) Alef.
MATURITY: Medium (80 – 90 days from transplanting)
HEAD SIZE: Medium
HEAD SHAPE: Round
HEAD WEIGHT: 3 – 4 kg (could be bigger depending on spacing)
HEAD COVER: Very good
EXTERIOR COLOUR: Blue-green
INTERIOR COLOUR: Yellow light green
FLAVOUR: Very good
PLANT SIZE: Medium
PLANT HABIT: Semi-erect
BOLTING REACTION: Sensitive to bolting if produced through winter for spring harvest
DISEASE REACTION (SCIENTIFIC)
Intermediate resistance: Fusarium oxysporum f. sp. conglutinans (Foc)
FIELD HOLDING: Excellent
YIELD POTENTIAL: Excellent
SUGGESTED POPULATION: 35 000 plants per ha
USE: Sold as individual heads and per bag
SPECIAL FEATURES: Excellent heat tolerance and yield potential