Ruby Ball

Ruby Ball
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Ruby Ball

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

Type:

A small to medium headed red hybrid cabbage cultivar for the fresh and pre-pack market.

Maturity:

60-65 days (summer).
75-95 days (winter).

Plant Characteristics:

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.

Head Characteristics:

RUBY BALL produces firm round heads. Heads are uniform and internal quality of the head is excellent.

Disease Resistance:

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.

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.