A large-fruit, all-sweet type watermelon hybrid
• Large uniform fruit
• Brilliant red flesh colour and high brix
• Suitable for dry land and irrigated production
• High yielding and excellent heat tolerance
• Resistant to Fusarium (Fon) 1, and anthracnose (Co) 1
A hybrid All-Sweet type watermelon.
Main season 86 - 88 days.
A very vigorous plant with high, uniform yield. Healthy leaf cover that protects the fruit against sunburn, and high heat tolerance.
Large, uniform, cylindrical elongated fruit with weight of 10 - 13kg. The rind has a medium green colour with light green stripes. The flesh has a brilliant red colour, with good flavour and high brix.
IR: Fusarium (Fon) 0,1 and Anthracnose (Co) 1.
3,000 to 4,000 plants per ha for dry land plantings. 6,000 to 8,000 plants per ha for irrigated plantings.
STAR 9906 is recommended for early and main season production.
Approximately 7 male flowers develop for every female flower. When flowers appear, 2 to 4 bee hives should be placed per ha.
Features & Benefits:
STAR 9906 is high yielding with high heat tolerance. Large, cylindrical elongated fruit of uniform shape and size. The flesh has a brilliant red colour, with good flavour and high brix.