An attractive, fresh market hybrid cabbage with a large frame.
• Large upright frame with excellent head protection
• Uniformly filled heads with firm internal texture
• High yield potential
• Medium to late maturing with good holdability
• Adaptable to summer and winter conditions
A high yielding hybrid cabbage for the fresh market.
Medium to late maturing. Approximately 90 - 110 days from transplant to maturity in summer. Maturity will vary by as much as 10 - 20 days between mid summer to mid winter plantings. Maturity is very uniform with a high first cut percentage.
A large plant with an upright leaf habit that provides excellent head protection. A plant population of 28,000 plants per ha is recommended for single head marketing, and 35,000 - 45,000 plants per ha for bagging.
STAR 3316 has very firm round to semi-globe shaped heads with an average head size (without frame leaves) of between 3 - 5 kg with an excellent flavour.
STAR 3316 has intermediate resistance to black rot as observed under field conditions.
Features & Benefits:
A large framed hybrid adapted to year round production in areas with moderate winters.
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: 150 to 200kg/ha. 70 to 90 kg/ha incorporated preplant. Top dress the balance 14,28 and 35 days after transplanting (no later).
P: 50 kg/ha preplant. K: 120 kg/ha preplant. Soil pH: 6 - 6,8.