Asia NF421* Variety
PLANT: the plant is vigorous and productive with very large leaves. Asia prefers a continental climate; glass-house cultivation is suggested in rainy areas. It is one of the cultivars suitable for soilless cultivation. The variety is under evaluation as to its adaptability to autumn-spring production techniques.
FLOWERING AND PICKING: Intermediate flowering (+5 days Alba). Medium-early picking (+3 days Alba).
FRUIT: very large fruit (28 g), long conical shape, medium consistency but good resistance to handling. Bright red fruit and red flesh. Due to excellent organoleptic characteristics and the long shelf-life, Asia is well appreciated by growers who sell direct to the public and have very demanding customers seeking quality products. Very large yields.
AGRONOMIC ADVICES: early transplanting is suggested. It prefers well-drained soils, but not too sandy and with raised beds of land. Due to the plants susceptibility to Oidium, the tunnel needs constant airing. Asia is susceptible to Colletotrichum acutatum (Antracnose).
® Trademark reproduction prohibited. * Variety protected, multiplication prohibited
CPVR n. 23759
Selected in the trial fields of New Fruits s.a.s