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Vitalis Seed Catalogue USA and Canada 2021

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Index Herbs Herbs recommended for pot production. Basil Ocimum basilicum Dolly Emily Keira Rosie Dolly Eleonora Emily Emma Genoveser Keira Rosie Our largest-leaf Genovese type basil that is very uniform and fast growing. Dolly demonstrates better tolerance against low temperatures compared to other basil varieties. Eleonora is a fast growing variety that has intermediate resistance to downy mildew. Medium green leaves are slightly narrower and less cupped than a traditional Genovese type. Resistances: IR: Pb. A compact Genovese type with medium to large leaves. Emily is highly recommended for its improved shelf-life. Adapted to both field and greenhouse production, with excellent leaf and plant size for whole plant sales or fresh cut. The next generation of our downy mildew tolerant basil varieties, Emma is particularly well-suited for indoor pot production. Emma has short internodes and uniform cupped leaves. Resistances: IR: Pb. Traditional cup-shaped, dark green, shiny-leaved variety for field production. High yielding with strong, sweet basil aroma. Keira was developed for improved shelf-life and post-harvest tolerance to cold temperatures. Medium size, shiny leaves and short internodes are ideal for pot production, but also works in the open field. Keira delivers an attractive end product after transport. Improved ‘Red Rubin’ basil with a consistent, intense dark red color and compact and upright growth on robust stems. Chives Allium schoenoprassum Nelly Nelly Staro A fine-to-medium thick chive, Nelly is dark blue-green in color, vigorous and upright. It is strongly resistant to diseases and thrip damage, and is used for fresh and industrial markets. An extra thick, dark green variety for a broad range of growing purposes, including forcing and pot production. Appropriate for fresh cut and industrial markets. HR: High resistance I IR: Intermediate resistance For explanation of codes of resistances, see page 43-45. Variety technical sheet available. Please visit http://usa.vitalisorganic.com/products-and-services/techsheets or ask your Vitalis representative. 41

Index Herbs Herbs recommended for pot production. Cilantro Coriandrum sativum Marino Thickly feathered leaf cilantro with excellent plant emergence, late bolting and high yielding for open field or greenhouse production. Marino Dill Anethum graveolens Ella Ella Green Sleeves Ella is an attractive dark green dill variety bred for pot and babyleaf production. Short hypotocyls give it a sturdy upright and compact plant habit. A uniform dark green dill for production of fresh bunches. Green Sleeves is resistant to bolting and is suited for yearround growing in open field and greenhouse production. Parsley, Flat Leaf Petroselinum crispum Green Sleeves Gigante d’Italia A large, flat leaved variety that is a dependable standard — very aromatic and high yielding. Sage Salvia officinalis Fanni A quality sage selection with large leaves, excellent yield and dependable germination. Fanni produces well in open field and greenhouse conditions. Fanni Thyme Thymus vulgaris German Winter A bushy plant with broad leaves that can be used for open field or greenhouse production of fresh or dried product. German Winter Watercress Nasturtium oficinales Avona This succulent and pungent True Watercress is an excellent addition to babyleaf blends. Adaptable for pot and open field production, and works particularly well as a micro-green. Avona 42

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