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Leaflet Orange Summer F1

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  • Recommended
  • Flavour
  • Crop
  • Hokkaido
  • Squash
  • Zaden
  • Enza
  • Medium
  • Population
  • Fruits


Orange Summer F1 Classification & Traits Crop Segment: crop type Plant type Maturity class Disease tolerance package Overall fruit characteristics Fruit skin colour Fruit shape Fruit smoothness and ribbing Fruit flesh colour Fruit flesh thickness Fruit flesh firmness Size of seed cavity Fruit flavour Fruit weight Storability Yield potential Recommended plant population per hectare Additional benefits General remarks Description Pumpkin Hokkaido pumpkin/Red Kuri squash Vine/trailing Early maturing hybrid None claimed – can handle Powdery mildew – Podosphaera xanthii (Px) Uniform, broad pear-shaped fruit complemented by an attractive medium orange to deep orange skin colour Beautiful and striking orange to deep orange Broad pear shaped, slightly pointed with a neat base Smooth Medium orange Thick, ensure a good fruit size to weight ratio Good Medium Orange Summer is highly prized for its superior, aromatic nutty flavour The standard weight of individual fruits ranges from 1.0kg to 1.8kg – depends on plant density Long – excellent shelf life – storage potential depends on the storage conditions (temperature and relative humidity) High – depends on plant population, growing conditions and other general production guidelines and practices implemented 12 000 to 14 000 plants per hectare Fruits are mosly clustered close to the base of the plant – an advantage when using mulch • The appealing skin of fruits are smooth, thin and edible • The recommended plant population is important to the obtain the highest percentage spec sized fruit • Regulating temperature and humidity levels will extend the storage capability of fruits • Using black plastic mulch with a drip irrigation system will reduce competition caused by weeds Enza Zaden South Africa (Pty) Ltd Louwlardia Business Park Unit 1, 122 Bavaria Road Centurion, 1683 South Africa Office: +27 (0) 12 023 0048 Descriptions, recommendations and illustrations in brochures and leaflets shall correspond as closely as possible to tests and practical experience and are subject to typographical and/or printing errors. This information shall be provided to assist professional growers and users, whereby variable local conditions must be taken into account. Under no circumstances shall Enza Zaden accept liability based on such information for deviating results in the cultivated product. Current information concerning the resistances is available on © Enza Zaden | Enkhuizen | The Netherlands | June 2021

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