A new fast maturing super-sweet sweetcorn hybrid
• Suitable for fresh markets
• Fast maturing with a high yield potential
• Highly adaptable to a variety of climatic conditions
• Brilliant eating quality
• Very refined, cylindrical ears with good tip fill
• Golden yellow colour
Supersweet hybrid for the Fresh market.
Early maturing variety that can be harvested at 85 days after planting (Southern Africa conditions apply). The date of harvesting may vary by as much as 10 days between early and late seasons planting. This needs to be taken into consideration when planning planting schedules under different growing conditions.
Very large and robust plants with exceptional seedling vigour, with an average plant height of 2.0m. Ears are positioned 60 - 80 cm above the ground. A plant population of 50,000 - 55,000 plants/hectare is optimal for summer plantings. Plant population will influence ear size.
Very cylindrical and uniform ears with an average length of 18 - 20 cm and a diameter of 50 mm with 16 kernel rows. Kernel depth is typically 12 mm. Kernel colour is a deep golden yellow.
IR: Northern Corn Leaf Blight(Et).
Features & Benefits:
Invictus has good vigour and strong growth habit, making it a good variety for summer and winter production. The ear quality and uniformity ensures a good quality ear for the fresh market. The uniform growth habit means a relatively short harvest window.