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 - 95 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 30,000 - 35,000 plants per ha for bagging.
Head Characteristics: 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.
Fertilization Guidelines: 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.
Features & Benefits
The combination of early maturity, excellent Black Rot resistance in field and a vigorous seedling, contribute to the
improvement in crop security that STAR 3316 offers the grower.
Disease Resistance: STAR 3316 has intermediate resistance to black rot as observed under field conditions.