Le­froy for heated in­door en­vi­ron­ments…

NZ Grower - - New Varieties 2017 -

1. GOURMET TOMATO JAXINE

For high qual­ity gourmet tomato in the 140-160 gram class, JAXINE has a very strong plant, open habit and can be picked as truss or loose. The strength of plant is well suited to long crops. Ex­cel­lent set­ting and skin qual­ity from this deep round, uni­form joint­less truss, re­sults in high to­tal yield. From the breed­ing of Axia Seeds, JAXINE has the in­dus­try talk­ing! HR: ToMV:0,1,2/Ff:A-E/Va:0/Vd:0/Fol:0,1/For IR: On

2. BEEF STEAK TOMATO MARNAX

An­other va­ri­ety from Axia Seeds in the small beef steak class is MARNAX. Ex­cep­tional qual­ity, large sized tomato for truss or loose har­vest be­tween 160-200 grams. Strong plant with good bal­ance has the power to keep pro­duc­ing for long crops. Joint­less truss elim­i­nat­ing fruit drop, con­sis­tent set­ting even un­der tough cli­mate con­di­tions, long shelf life, dense in­ter­nal fruit struc­ture, fan­tas­tic skin qual­ity all con­trib­ute to very high yields. HR: ToMV:0,1,2/Ff:A-E/Va:0/Vd:0/Fol/For

3. EGGPLANT SIMP­SON

Spine­less ca­lyx, fruit av­er­ag­ing 360 grams, firm with good shelf life makes SIMP­SON the pre­mium va­ri­ety. What­ever the sea­son fruit stays teardrop shaped and glossy, deep black in colour. Adapt­able to a range of in­door en­vi­ro­ments.

4. TELE­GRAPH CU­CUM­BER MIRAGE

Best suited to Spring, Sum­mer & early Au­tumn, MIRAGE has good vigour for use in low or un­heated green­houses. Gives reg­u­lar pro­duc­tion of straight, well-pro­por­tioned 33-34cm long dark green fruit.

..AND AN OUT­DOOR RANGE 5. BUNCHING PAK CHOI SHOW­MAN & PAKMAN

For year round pro­duc­tion of medium size green stem pak choi, SHOW­MAN has a beau­ti­ful classic hour-glass shape base with erect leaves. Pop­u­lar for high re­sis­tance to clu­b­root and bolt­ing, SHOW­MAN is now a mar­ket stan­dard. For an even smaller pak choi, PAKMAN also has the same classic hour-glass shape but in minia­ture form. Best sown di­rect, PAKMAN is par­tic­u­larly in­ter­est­ing for the food ser­vice in­dus­try.

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