A quick-maturing red hybrid cabbage with a deep purple-red colour.
• Ideal for harvest as baby red cabbage
• Round head with very good uniformity
• Quick maturing, 60 - 65 days in summer
• Good black rot resistance
A small to medium headed red hybrid cabbage cultivar for the fresh and pre-pack market.
60-65 days (summer).
75-95 days (winter).
RUBY BALL has a small to medium sized head with a deep purple-red colour and a small open frame. Plant population will
influence head size.
Head Characteristics: RUBY BALL produces firm round heads. Heads are uniform and internal quality of the head is
Fertilization Guidelines: This is a general guide, grower conditions vary and a soil analysis is highly recommended.
N: 150 to 200kg/ha. 70 to 90 kg/ha incorporated preplant.
Top dress the balance as follows:
Summer: 7,14 and 28 days after transplanting (no later).
Winter: 14,28 and 45 days from transplant (no later).
P: 50 kg/ha incorporated preplant. K: 120 kg/ha incorporate preplant. Soil pH: 6 - 6,8.
Features & Benefits
This variety shows good adaptability for year-round production in certain areas and is suited for harvest as a medium or baby red cabbage.
Disease Resistance: RUBY BALL has good general disease resistance.