Zara (Brocette)

Zara (Brocette)
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Zara (Brocette)

A new-generation early-maturing stem-type hybrid broccoli

• Crunchy sweet tasting stem
• Deep green colour
• Excellent uniformity and yield potential
• Early-maturing

Type:

A hybrid brocette for the fresh and pre-pack markets.

Maturity:

Approximately 50 - 60 days in summer 60 - 85 days in winter (area and climate dependant).

Plant Characteristics:

Large upright plant producing multiple stems. A plant population of 60,000- 80,000 plants per hectare is recommended.

Head Characteristics:

Zara produces dark green, smooth, uniform, broccoli stems with medium sized beads and is harvested when the stem length is approximately 15cm in length.

Features & Benefits:

Good heat and cold tolerance for year-round production. Vigorous growth habit that helps the plant to establish quickly. Prune main flower bud upon emergence to stimulate lateral stem development.

Adaption:

Adaptable for year round production (area and climate dependant).

Fertilization Guidelines:

The following is a guide. 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.