Green Coronet

Green Coronet
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Green Coronet

A fresh market cabbage hybrid

• Autumn, winter, spring and early summer harvesting
• Very good holding ability
• Excellent bolting tolerance
• Well adapted for different climates with excellent cold tolerance.
• Very good uniformity

Type:

A large headed hybrid cabbage variety for the fresh market. GREEN CORONET shows good adaptability for autumn, winter and spring harvesting slots.

Maturity:

Approximately 120 - 140 days from transplant to maturity in winter and approximately 90 - 110 days in summer. Maturity is very uniform with a high first cut percentage.

Plant Characteristics:

A medium to large frame that provides excellent head protection. Has good heat and cold tolerance. A plant population of 28 000 plants per ha is recommended for single head marketing, and 35-45 000 plants per ha for bags. Plant population will influence head size. For larger head size the plant population should be reduced to suit your needs.

Head Characteristics:

GREEN CORONET has a very firm flat round shaped head with a average head size (without outer frame leaves) of between 3-4 kg with an excellent flavour. An adaptable variety suited for the loose head and bagging market. GREEN CORONET has an excellent dark green colour, a high first cut percentage and good standability.

Disease resistance:

GREEN CORONET has intermediate resistance to Black Rot.

Features & Benefits:

The excellent bolting tolerance lowers the risk associated with producing a high quality crop early in spring.

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.