CHIARO* F1 hybrid pumpkin

OUTSTANDING QUALITIES

  • THICK BRIGHT YELLOW FLESH
  • DEEP GREEN SKIN COLOUR
  • EXCELLENT FRUIT SETTING ABILITY
  • VERY VIGOROUS GROWER

Chiaro* is a large Kabocha type pumpkin with a thick, bright yellow flesh and excellent taste.  It has a very strong, vigorous growing plant with very good fruit setting ability to produce high yields of attractive, dark green fruit.  Chiaro* is very popular for the export market to Europe, but locally the market for this type of pumpkin is also growing.

SPECIAL VARIETAL REQUIREMENTS

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CHARACTERISTIC*: CHIARO*
KIND: F1 hybrid pumpkin (Cucurbita maxima)
TYPE: Kabocha
MATURITY: 70 – 80 days after transplant
SEASON: Widely adapted for production after danger of frost has passed
PLANT TYPE: Vining
FRUIT SHAPE: Oblate
RIND COLOUR: Dark green
YIELD POTENTIAL: Very good
MATURE HARVEST MASS: 1.5 to 2.2 kg
SHELF LIFE (MATURE FRUIT): Good
UNIFORMITY: Good
POPULATION GUIDE: 6000 to 8000 plants per ha
DISEASE REACTION (SCIENTIFIC): N/a
MARKETS / END USE: Export
SPECIAL FEATURES: Dark green skin colour.  High brix.