COLINKY* F1 hybrid squash

OUTSTANDING QUALITIES

  • SMALL ‘KURI’ TYPE
  • EARLY MATURING
  • GOOD YIELD POTENTIAL

Colinky* is an early maturing ‘Kuri’ type squash with a very high yield potential. The uniformity and aesthetics are exceptional.  Fruit matures to a deep orange rind colour, and have a deep orange internal flesh colour. Flesh is very firm, nutty in texture and has a sweet taste and excellent flavour.  Colinky* stores very well.  Plants are medium strong and produces good yields in mid-density plantings.  Colinky* can be used as an ornamental squash, but is very well suited for culinary purposes.

SPECIAL VARIETAL REQUIREMENTS

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CHARACTERISTIC*: COLINKY*
KIND: F1 Hybrid squash (Cucurbita maxima)
TYPE: Kuri squash
MATURITY: Early, around 65 – 75 days from direct sowing
SEASON: Widely adapted for production after danger of frost has passed
PLANT TYPE: Mid strong vining
FRUIT SHAPE: Hubbard
FRUIT SIZE: Small
FRUIT RIBBING: Slight ribbing
FRUIT FLESH: Very firm
FLESH COLOUR: Deep orange
RIND COLOUR: Deep orange
SEED CAVITY: Medium
STORAGE ABILITY: Excellent
UNIFORMITY: Excellent
PLANT SPACING GUIDE: 1.6 – 2.0 m between rows, for in-row spacing see page 2
POPULATION GUIDE: 6 000 – 10 000 final stand per ha
MARKETS / END USE: Fresh market, pre-pack and export
SPECIAL FEATURES: Unique product