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Boston

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

Type:

A hybrid triploid watermelon.

Maturity:

Main season 85 - 95 days.

Plant Characteristics:

Vigorous plant with healthy leaf cover.

Fruit Characteristics:

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.

Disease Resistance:

IR: Fusarium wilt (Fon: 0,1)

Plant Spacing:

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.

Adaption:

BOSTON is recommended for early and main season production.

Pollinator:

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.