A large triploid, hybrid watermelon with excellent colour and taste
• Ideal for summer and early season
• Large to medium, uniform, seedless fruit
• Deep red, crisp flesh with long shelf life
• High brix and excellent taste
• Vigorous vines with high yield
A hybrid Triploid watermelon.
Main season 85 - 90 days.
Vigorous plants with healthy leaf cover.
Plant population: 2,500 to 3,000 plants/ha, grafted on a suitable rootstock. Interplanted with a suitable pollinator variety (833 to 1,500 plants/ha). Total plant population 3,333 to 4,500 plants/ha.
Adaptation: TALCA is recommended for early and main season production.
Fruit Characteristics: Large, uniform, oval fruit with weight of 8 - 11kg. The rind has a dark green colour with irregular, light green stripes. The flesh has deep red colour with crisp texture, excellent flavour and high brix.
Pollination: A suitable pollinator must be inter-planted at a recommended ratio of 3:1 in the main season, when the conditions are favourable. In the early season and periods of difficult pollination, it is advisable to plant at a ratio of 2:1. Consult our seedless production guidelines for further information.
Features & Benefits
The deep red, crisp flesh, excellent flavour and high brix delivers excellent eating quality and shelf life. Suitable for whole fruit market and fresh-cut.
Disease Resistance: IR: Co (1)