A large to medium triploid watermelon hybrid with excellent taste
• Excellent flavour and high brix
• Ideal for early season production
• Bright red flesh with firm texture
• High yield and good transportability
A hybrid triploid watermelon.
Main season 85 - 95 days.
Vigorous plant with healthy leaf cover.
Medium to large, uniform round fruit with weight of 6 - 9kg. Light green rind colour with dark green stripes. Bright red flesh with firm texture, excellent flavour and high brix.
IR: Fusarium wilt (Fon: 0,1)
2,500 to 3,000 plants per ha, grafted on a suitable rootstock. Inter-planted with a suitable pollinator variety (833 to 1,500 plants/ha). Total plant population 3,333 to 4,500 plants/ha.
BOSTON is recommended for early and main season production.
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:
BOSTON is early maturing & producing high yields of uniform, round, seedless fruit. The flesh has a bright red colour, firm tecture, excellent flavour & high brix. Fruits are suited to retailing as a whole fruit, half-cuts or quarter-cuts.