A hybrid winter broccoli
• Domed shaped heads
• Very good cold tolerance
• Small-medium sized beads
• Maturity - 90-100 days in winter
Hybrid broccoli for fresh, pre-pack and processor markets.
Capella takes approximately 90 - 100 days from transplant to maturity in winter.
Capella has a medium frame. A plant population of 32,000 - 35,000 plants/ha is recommended for the loose head market.
Capella produces very compact, dark green, smooth, uniform, dome shaped heads with medium sized beads.
Excellent yields can be achieved with this variety. Actual yield will vary according to plant population and growing conditions.
Features & Benefits:
Very good cold tolerance with good with good field holding ability.
The following is a guide to achieving optimal yields from this hybrid. Grower conditions vary and a soil analysis is recommended prior to planting.
N: 200 - 240 kg/ha. 60 - 80 kg/ha incorporated preplant. Top dress the balance as follows: 7, 14, 21 and 28 days after transplant. P: Plant uptake is 50 - 60 kg/ha per season. Bring soil levels to 40 mg/kg and then incorporate
50 - 60 kg/ha preplant. K: The plant uses 250 kg potassium (K) per hectare per season. Bring soil levels to 130 mg/kg, then incorporate 125 kg/ha preplant and 125 kg/ha 28 days after transplant. Boron (B) and Molybdenum (Mo) - spray with 1 kg Solubor and 125 g Sodium Molybdate, plus a wetting agent in 500 liters water per hectare 14 and 28 days after transplant.