PLS 9631 has proved to be a reliable hybrid in extreme conditions and pressures making it slow to bolt. It produces neatly structured shoots and attractive blue-green heads.
This F1 hybrid is an early Nantes type carrot. The vigorous plant produces a long (20-24 cm) smooth, slender and cylindrical carrot with a diameter of 4-4,5 cm. The shoulders are round, the carrot is slightly tapering and the leaf attachments are not sunken. Barracuda F1 is known for its excellent internal color. The color is dark orange with a small to medium size core. It will not develop green shoulders or a green core at normal to difficult growing conditions. It is not sensitive to conditions that increase longitudinal cracking of the roots. The leaf attachment is medium to small and strong. The leaves grow upright and are not too dense, this helps airflow and limited susceptibility to fungal attack. Barracuda F1 will produce a high yield and is very suitable for processing and fresh market.
Ferrari was developed by Bakker Brothers for the three sieve market. Ferrari is a glossy dark green podded variety. The plant habitat is a smaller bush with pods being set high in the bush. Since its introduction, Ferrari has become a mainstay variety for many processing and fresh market growers.
Antigua has been trialed at various locations in the United States and has shown good adaptability to many locations. Antigua sets pods up to 5.5 inches in length with a majority of the pods at 4 sieve size. Antigua has a very good disease package with resistance to BCMV, Anthracnose and Halo Blight. Antigua is a blanching type variety. This variety fits both the processing and fresh market segments.
This exciting new broccoli hybrid is a cross between a broccoli and cauliflower. Jacaranda is named after a beautiful tree that parades itself with its showy deep purple sprouts and blue-green leaves. The mildly sweet flavor makes a perfect snack. Produces large round heads, uniform and early 60-80 day maturity and long shelf-life.