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Carrfields Avalon F1 Nantes Hybrid - WA123 - Winseed International

Avalon F1 Nantes Hybrid – WA123

Key Details

An outstanding hybrid Nantes variety

  • High yielding, 100 mt/ha
  • Good internal and external quality
  • Stable variety, highly adaptable to different planting seasons
  • Intermediate resistance to Alternaria
  • Smooth skin
  • Suited to Pre pack market

Maturity: Early to medium maturity

  • Summer 100 – 105 days
  • Winter 120 – 145 days

Market segment:

  • Pre-pack
  • Fresh market

Bolting: Excellent bolting tolerance
Storability: Average to good
Target varieties: Soprano, Bolero, Bengala

Disease resistance

Intermediate resistance:

  • Alternaria
  • Odium and Cavity spot – still in test, variety too new to claim resistanc
  • Top yields with preventative spray program
  •  Tested under severe disease pressure, with advantage over competitors
Plant population

1.0 – 1.3 million seeds per hectare

Planting schedule

Foliage characteristics
  • Colour medium green
  • Length Medium to long
  • Strong attachment
Root characteristics

Dimension: Length: 16 – 20 cm

Shape and colour: Long, cylindrical, slightly tapered

Uniformity and skin smoothness: Excellent, Smooth skins