Bred to perform well in the September to February period but is at its best from November to February. Produces good sized spears ideal for fresh market sales and prepack. Plants are large framed and suit fertile, heavy soil types.
This outstanding winter hardy variety produces uniform, erect plants which mature from the end of January to start of March depending upon the sowing date and location. The stems are easy to pick with excellent colour and medium to large heads with 8-15cm stem diameter. It is generally best programmed for one main pick with
Our first hybrid, Red Admiral is designed to crop in the important December to January window. The vigorous plants produce prolific high quality spears with small heads ideal for the premium prepack market and loose head sales. The spears are medium sized, dark purple and have an excellent flavour.
The F1 hybrid cavolo nero has very uniform, thin, dark and well textured leaves which are perfect for bunching. This plant has a neat, rosette shaped plant habit which is easy to harvest. This variety is cold weather resistant and can stand tougher conditions. Bolt resistance is also high for this variety.