A multipurpose hybrid variety
• Excellent Alternaria resistance
• Good seedling vigour
• Strong foliage
• Suitable for pre-pack, freezing, juice and bunching market
• Medium-early maturing variety
F1 Nantes hybrid.
95 - 105 days (summer), 105 - 135 days (winter).
Leaf Characteristics: Dark green colour, medium to long length, upright growth habit and a strong attachment.
Root Characteristics: 17 - 21 cm root length, cono-cylindrical root shape, intense orange colour and moderately smooth texture.
Bolting: Minimal bolting under extremely hot conditions.
Growing Guidelines: Sowing: Ensure good seedbed preparation prior to sowing. Pre-pack carrots: 1.0 – 1.8 million seeds per hectare.
Features & Benefits:
Due to its vigour, STAR 3006 requires approximately 30% less Nitrogen than standard Nantes varieties.
Market Segment: Fresh market and pre-pack markets.
In-situ Storability: Good, especially late season.
HR: Alternaria dauci and Powdery Mildew.
IR: Cavity Spot.