CHERRIETTE RADISH F1 HYBRID

OUTSTANDING QUALITIES

  • BRIGHT RED, UNIFORM ROOTS
  • RESISTS PITHING
  • PERFORMS UNDER WARM CONDITIONS
  • GOOD YIELD POTENTIAL
  • SHORTER TOPS

Cherriette is a bright red F1 hybrid radish that performs very well during the warmer season.  Maturity is medium, around 25 – 30 days from sowing.  Roots are globe-shaped, very uniform and have silky smooth shoulders and a refined tap root.  Yield potential is excellent with high quality and uniform roots. Field holding is good and Cherriette tolerates pithing very well. Cherriette has good cracking resistance. Foliage is medium to short, healthy and dark green. Cherriette has a sweet taste and the texture is crisp and juicy. Cherriette is used for quality bunching, salad packs and the pre-pack markets.

SPECIAL VARIETAL REQUIREMENTS

  • Suitable for all year round production in warm areas and during spring and autumn in cooler areas
  • Contact area representative for a sowing guide

CHARACTERISTIC*: CHERRIETTE
TYPE: Red radish (Raphanus sativus L. var. sativus L.)
MATURITY: Medium (around 25 – 30 days from sowing)
SEASON: Summer for all areas & spring and Autumn for cooler areas
ROOT SHAPE: Globe
DIMENSIONS: 2.5 x 2.5 cm
SKIN COLOUR: Bright red
SMOOTHNESS: Very smooth
FLESH COLOUR: White
FLESH TEXTURE: Very firm, crisp
FLAVOUR: Sweet
PITH RESISTANCE: Very good
CRACKING RESISTANCE: Very good
TOP: Medium to short with strong foliage
TOP HEIGHT: 8 – 10 cm
TOP COLOUR: Dark green
DISEASE REACTION (SCIENTIFIC): 
FIELD HOLDING: Very good
YIELD POTENTIAL: Excellent
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 uniform sweet roots, very slow to pith and excellent yield potential