A quick-maturing red hybrid cabbage with a deep purple-red colour.
• Ideal for harvest as baby red cabbage
• Round head with very good uniformity
• Quick maturing, 60-65 days in summer
• Good black rot resistance
A small to medium headed red hybrid cabbage cultivar for the fresh and pre-pack market.
60-65 days (summer).
75-95 days (winter).
RUBY BALL has a small to medium sized head with a deep purple-red colour and a small open frame. Plant population will influence head size.
RUBY BALL produces firm round heads. Heads are uniform and internal quality of the head is excellent.
RUBY BALL has good general disease resistance.
Features & Benefits:
This variety shows good adaptability for year round production in certain areas and is suited for harvest as a medium or baby red cabbage.
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.