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Cauliflower

Cauliflower Range

The Syngenta Cauliflower portfolio has expanded with the inclusion of of new varieties: Aprista, Bretten, Caylen, Ansari and Guideline. 

New varieties

Guideline

Benefits of Guideline

  • Summer Cauliflower
  • 80-90 growing days for late summer / early autumn harvest
  • Nice white Curd
  • Erect plant habit with good self protection
  • Good field standing ability

Ansari

Benefits of Ansari

  • Summer cauliflower
  • Consistent 75 growing days
  • A high percentage harvestable yield
  • Can be sown and harvested throughout the summer
  • Erect plant habit with good self protection
  • Solid, dense curd, Ideally shaped for bagging

F1 Hybrid

AEROSPACE

Autumn sowing programme

Summer sowing programme

Benefits of Aerospace

  • Medium cycle cauliflower
  • Good vigour and reliable growing days (85 in October, 70-75 in summer) for planning of fresh market destination
  • Harvest twice as uniform maturity
  • Nice curd quality

 

CLAPTON

Mid summer/autumn programme

Benefits of Clapton

  • Club Root resistant summer and autumn cauliflower
  • Used for fresh market and processing
  • Heavy curds/dense florets

CLARIFY

Mid summer/autumn programme

Benefits of Clarify

  • Club Root resistant summer production
  • High vigour plants
  • Suitable for fresh market and processing

EASYTOP

Mid summer/autumn programme

Benefits of Easytop

  • Suitable for protected and open fields
  • Versatile, adaptable for all cell sizes
  • Main summer quality from late May harvest

KORLANU

Mid summer/autumn programme

Benefits of Korlanu

  • Grown extensively across Europe for a number of years 70–80 day summer cauliflower
  • Plant in May/June ready for harvest in September/October
  • Excellent uniformity across the field, suitable for either the whole head or processing market
  • A dense solid curd presents itself well at harvest

RALEIGH

Mid summer/autumn programme


 

Benefits of Raleigh

  • Security of production against pinking curds
  • Summer and autumn production from multi plantings
  • Reliable growing days

Winter Cauliflower

ALPEN

Early winter programme

Benefits of Alpen

  • Proven reliable performance for December and January
  • Wrapped curds protecting from frost
  • Suited for split plantings June and July

APRISTA

Late winter programme

Benefits of Aprista

  • Vigorous, with excellent uniformity
  • Good field standing ability and good frost tolerance
  • Roscoff Walcheren cross, with a distinctive leaf and rounded shape
  • Very long cycle segment
  • Plant out in July/August for harvesting the following April/May

BRETTEN

Mid winter programme for Cornwall

Mid winter programme for Lincolnshire

Benefits of Bretten

  • Very long cycle segment maturing late Feb/early Mar after approx. 210 days to maturity
  • An excellent curd with good self-protection
  • A rounded shape which is easy to harvest and bag

CANTEN

Mid winter programme for Cornwall

Mid winter programme for Lincolnshire

Benefits of Canten

  • Superb floret and curd density and weight
  • High self protected curds giving protection from late frosts and maintaining bright white curd
  • Healthy, rigorous, upright plant type

CAYLEN

Early winter programme

Benefits of Caylen

  • Matures from Late February into March
  • Excellent self-protection and frost tolerance
  • Good uniformity and a dense solid curd
  • Proven reliable performance

CHARIF

Mid winter programme for Cornwall

Mid winter programme for Lincolnshire

Benefits of Charif

  • Very dense florets and curds, can be used for fresh market and processing
  • Flexible, suited for 8’s and large 6’s
  • Curd presents itself at maturity for easy identification at harvest

CLEMEN

Mid winter programme for Cornwall

Mid winter programme for Lincolnshire

Benefits of Clemen

  • Consistent high performance for cut out percentage
  • High vigorous, extremely healthy plant frame
  • Ease of harvest, presents itself when mature

DANDEN

Mid winter programme for Cornwall

Mid winter programme for Lincolnshire

Benefits of Danden

  • Suited to different soil types and regions
  • Very uniform maturity
  • Healthy foliage giving excellent appearance once packed

DELON

Late winter programme for Cornwall

Late winter programme for Lincolnshire

Benefits of Delon

  • Intermediate resistance to Mycosphaerella (Ringspot)
  • Can be split planted and split densities July to August to spread maturity
  • Excellent storability potential for added security

DRUNEN

Late winter programme for Cornwall

Late winter programme for Lincolnshire

Benefits of Drunen

  • Very healthy plant
  • Easy to cut
  • A high percentage of harvestable yield
  • Good field standing ability
  • Nice white curds

LEOCEN

Mid winter programme

Benefits of Leocen

  • Long cycle variety
  • 135–150 growing days for end of December-January harvests
  • Plant habit comparable to Lestren
  • Matures 10 days later than Lestren

LESTREN

Early winter programme

Benefits of Lestren

  • Long cycle variety
  • Semi erect plant habit, therefore good self protection
  • Solid curds
  • Growing days around 120 days

MAYFAIR

Late winter programme for Cornwall

Late winter programme for Lincolnshire

Benefits of Mayfair

  • Walcheren type, giving high frost protection in harsh winters
  • May production, proven reliability
  • High uniform plants

MARCHER

Late winter programme for Lincolnshire

Benefits of Marcher

  • Uniform and strong erect plant
  • Good self protection
  • White and dense curd