A vigorous, quick-maturing fresh market cabbage hybrid.
• Early to medium maturing cultivar
• Medium to large upright frame with
• Exceptional holdability
• Produces firm semi-globe shaped heads
• Good uniformity, allows for a uniform cut in the field
A medium to large hybrid cabbage variety for the fresh market.
Early to medium maturing. Approximately 80 - 90 days from transplant to maturity in summer. Maturity is very uniform with a high first cut percentage.
A medium to large frame that has an upright leaf habit. A plant population of 28,000 plants per ha is recommended for single head marketing, and 35,000 - 40,000 plant per ha for bags. Plant population will influence head size. For larger head size plant population should be reduced to suit your needs.
STAR 3317 has semi globe shaped heads weighing between 2 - 3.5kg with very good internal quality.
Good black rot resistance under field observation.
Features & Benefits:
STAR 3317 offers the grower the opportunity to achieve high marketability under Black Rot pressure. STAR 3317 has good holdability and uniformity which allows for very uniform cut.
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.