A new quick-maturing cauliflower for year-round production.
• Early maturing, 75 - 85 days in summer
• Upright growth habit producing large dome shaped curds
• High marketable yield potential
• Very tightly wrapped heads with intense white colour
A hybrid cauliflower for production during summer and winter.
Approximately 75-85 days in summer and 90-100 days in winter from transplant to maturity.
PEARL has a large upright frame. A plant population of 35 000 - 40 000 per hectare is recommended for the crating market.
Head Characteristics: Well domed pure white curds with medium to large florets. Large heads.
Features & Benefits
Large framed, early maturing hybrid with very good head cover and quality.
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 - 200-240 kg/ha. 60-80 kg/ha incorporated preplant.
Top dress the balance as follows: 7, 14, 21 and 28 days after transplant.
P - Plant uptake is 50-60 kg/ha per season. Bring soil levels to 40 mg/kg and then incorporate 50-60 kg/ha preplant.
K - The plant uses 250 kg potassium (K) per hectare per season. Bring soil levels to 130 mg/kg, then incorporate 125 kg/ha
preplant and 125 kg/ha 28 days after transplant.
Boron (B) and Molybdenum (Mo) - spray with 1 kg Solubor and 125g Sodium Molybdate, plus a wetting agent in 500 liters
water per hectare 14 and 28 days after transplant.