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Vitalis Seed Catalogue USA and Canada 2021

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Index Summer Squash Cash Machine Desert Dunja Green Machine Renegade Zucchini, Green Cash Machine F1 Cash Machine produces very high quality medium dark green zucchini with light flecking and a small blossom scar. Plant habit is compact, upright and semi-open, making this variety a great choice for high tunnels and tight spacing. Combined with its excellent disease package, Cash Machine delivers high yields of uniform, attractive fruit. Resistances: IR: Px/ZYMV/WMV/PRSV. Desert F1 Desert produces very dark green uniform fruits that set well under a variety of conditions. Fruits are straight, uniform and slightly speckled. Open, compact plants allow for easy harvest. Desert works well under high tunnel production conditions due to early and productive flowering. It has a strong disease resistance package. Resistances: IR: Px/CMV/ZYMV/WMV/PRSV. Dunja F1 Dunja has emerged as a standout variety for organic production. The plant has a vigorous, open growth habit, sets fruits easily and is high yielding. Fruits are mediumdark green, moderately flecked and shiny. Dunja also has a strong disease resistance package, and is appropriate for open field or tunnel production. Resistances: IR: Px/ZYMV/WMV/PRSV. Green Machine F1 Consistently a top performer in Midwest and East Coast field trials, Green Machine is a steady producer of uniform, medium green fruits of exceptional quality. With high yield potential and an open, labor-friendly plant habit, Green Machine also offers strong protection against virus and powdery mildew. Resistances: IR: Px/CMV/ZYMV/WMV. Renegade F1 new! Renegade is our newest zucchini developed specifically for the East Coast market. Fruit are medium-dark green with exceptional gloss and uniformity. In addition to the outstanding fruit quality, Renegade is easy to pick with an upright, open habit and minimal spines. Growers will also appreciate the strong disease package and high yield potential. Resistances: HR: ZYMV/WMV/PRSV. I IR: Px. Zucchini, Grey Mexicana F1 Mexicana is a recent addition to our expanding cucurbit assortment, and offers higher yields and ease of harvest compared to the competition. Fruit are early, uniform, greygreen in color, and highly prolific. The upright, open plant habit is characteristic of the Vitalis zucchini breeding program. Mexicana’s flavor is nutty and tender and definitely worth a try! Resistances: IR: Px/CMV/ZYMV/WMV/PRSV/SLCV. Mexicana HR: High resistance I IR: Intermediate resistance For explanation of codes of resistances, see page 43-45. Variety technical sheet available. Please visit or ask your Vitalis representative. 39

Index Summer Squash Yellowfin Zucchini, Yellow Yellowfin F1 Yellowfin has a brilliant yellow color and produces high yields of straight, cylindrical fruits. Compact plants are vigorous and have an open habit for ease of harvest. This variety has the vigor and disease resistance required to withstand tough field conditions and still produce an abundant harvest. Strong resistance to powdery mildew. Resistances: IR: Px/CMV. Winter Squash Havana Tiana Bellatrix Steph Kuri Butternut Havana F1 Havana is the largest of our butternuts, with tan fruits that average 3-4 lb. (1.3-1.8 kg). This variety is uniform and extremely productive. Blocky fruits have a thick neck and a small seed cavity. Flesh is deep orange color with a nutty flavor. The plant is vigorous and semi-vining, with some tolerance to powdery mildew. Havana has good postharvest shelf life, and ripens fairly early for its size. Resistances: IR: Px/ZYMV. Tiana F1 Tiana is a blocky, slightly cylindrical variety with an average fruit size of 2.2-2.5 lb. (1.0-1.2 kg) and fruit dimensions of 7 x 3 in. (18 x 8 cm). The yield potential of Tiana is up to 50% higher than any open pollinated butternut. The fruit quality is very consistent and the exterior skin color is a dark tan color. Resistances: IR: ZYMV. Halloween Pumpkin Bellatrix F1 Bellatrix stands out as a widely adapted large-fruited orange Halloween pumpkin with a strong, dark green handle. The variety has a flexible planting window due to its early maturity, and yields fruit that average 20-25 lb. (9.1-11.3 kg) in Southern latitudes, and upwards of 25 lb. (11.3 kg) in the North. Resistances: IR: Px. Red Kuri Steph Kuri F1 new! You do not have to be a basketball fan to appreciate the all-star traits of our newest red kuri. Steph Kuri is a high yielding variety with uniform fruit that average 2.5-3.5 lb. (1.1-1.6 kg). The fruit make an attractive display with a deep reddish-orange color, sweet and nutty flavor, and skin that can be cooked and eaten without peeling. Steph Kuri has a vining plant habit, excellent vigor, and good tolerance to powdery mildew. This variety also has great post-harvest shelf-life. HR: High resistance I IR: Intermediate resistance For explanation of codes of resistances, see page 43-45. Variety technical sheet available. Please visit or ask your Vitalis representative. 40

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