Beautiful deep glossy scarlet skin. Shape is tapered, the length is 10" to 12". Good for late summer sowing and autumn-winter harvesting. A great Specialty Market variety. Approx. 100-120 days.
Cultural data: field planting
Growing season: cool season
Days to maturity: 65-90 days
Germination relative to soil temperature: optimum 80ºF, range 45-85ºF. Cultural information: sow in early spring 1" apart in 2" wide rows. Space rows 18" apart.
Seed count: 24,200 seeds/oz. or 387,000 seeds/lb.
Projected seed usage: ½ oz. per 100 ft. row, 3lb./acre.
Diseases and pests: Blight diseases. Practice crop rotation.
Harvesting: Harvest when full orange color develops on orange varieties.