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.
Head Characteristics: Capella produces very compact, dark green, smooth, uniform, dome shaped heads with medium
Features & Benefits
Very good cold tolerance with good with good field holding ability.
Yield Potential: Excellent yields can be achieved with this variety. Actual yield will vary according to plant population and
Fertilization Guidelines: 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