A fresh-market hybrid cabbage with excellent uniformity.
• Very high yield potential
• Excellent uniformity
• Early maturing with good holdability
• Adaptable to summer and winter conditions
A large headed hybrid cabbage variety for the fresh market.
Early to mid season maturity. Approximately 80 - 85 days from transplant to maturity in summer, 110 - 120 days in winter. Maturity will vary by as much as 5 - 10 days between late winter to mid summer plantings. Maturity is very uniform.
A medium to large plant that has an upright leaf habit. A plant population of 25 000 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.
STAR 3301 has very firm globe shaped heads with an average head size of between 4 - 5 kg with an excellent flavour. The colour of STAR 3301 is grey-green to blue-green. Care should be taken not to let the crop mature past the optimal period to prevent splitting. STAR 3301 has a very high first cut percentage and good standability. In order to prevent a low first cut care should be taken to ensure that seedling transplant shock is minimized. STAR 3301 internal quality is excellent with a compact head and short core.
Field observation show good general disease resistance.
Features & Benefits:
The combination of early maturity and vigorous homogenously emerging seedlings, contribute to the excellent uniform crop that STAR 3301 offers the grower.
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.