Twister* F1 hybrid cauliflower

OUTSTANDING QUALITIES

  • EXCELLENT WRAP
  • EXCELLENT YIELD POTENTIAL
  • VERY UNIFORM CURDS
  • ADAPTABILITY FOR YEAR-ROUND PRODUCTION

Twister* is a new addition to the Sakata cauliflower range. Chosen for its exceptional wrap, this variety has the ability to withstand extreme heat. In mild climatic conditions, it can be used for year-round production. Twister* produces large white curds with a good dome shape, perfectly suited to both pre-pack and processing requirements.

SPECIAL VARIETAL REQUIREMENTS 

  • In trials done across the country, Twister* has shown excellent adaptability to climatic changes – making the variety suitable for year-round production
  • This variety has an excellent wrap – careful attention should be paid to when the variety is ready for harvest since it doesn’t open up as quickly as other varieties
  • Contact area representative for a sowing guide

CHARACTERISTIC: TWISTER*
KIND: F1 hybrid cauliflower (Brassica oleracea L. convar. botrytis (L.) Alef. var. botrytis L.)
SEASON: Summer and winter
MATURITY: Medium (around 70 – 85 days from transplant – depending on the season)
CURD SIZE: Medium to large
CURD SHAPE: Dome
CURD WEIGHT: 500 – 800 g (could be bigger depending on spacing)
CURD COMPACTNESS: Very good
CURD COVER: Good
CURD COLOUR: White
CURD TYPE: White, dense dome curds
PLANT SIZE: Medium to large
FIELD HOLDING: Good
YIELD POTENTIAL: Very high
SUGGESTED SPACING: 35 000 to 45 000 plants per ha
MARKET SEGMENT: Pre-packing, processing
SPECIAL FEATURES: Exceptional wrap, minimising loss due to sunburn damage. Good field holding ability.