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Melissa

Melissa

Short introduction

The relevant characteristics of Melissa cultivar are related to the shelf life, the taste, the hardiness and easy to soil and climate adaptation.

Plant

  • Short-day variety
  • Early and very productive
  • Vigorous, it adapts to different types of soils
  • Flowers above the foliage
  • Easy harvesting
  • Stretch your production schedule with late flowering

Fruit

  • Red-orange color to the entire production cycle
  • Medium-large
  • It keeps caliber for the entire duration of the production phase, despite the high number of fruits on the plant
  • Very consistent pulp
  • High Brix degree
  • Good shelf life

Recommendations

  • Distance transplant on row 25 to 27 cm
  • Working on beds higher and / or transplanting in the most central area to prevent the fruit can reach the ground
  • Period of medium / late transplantation according to the production requirements
  • Necessity of a good ventilation of the tunnel
  • It recommended a balanced nutrition
  • Avoid excess nitrogen and stimulants, which could affect the fruit quality especially at the start of the production season

Date

23 May 2019

Tags

Strawberry

Nova Siri Genetics S.r.l.

It deals with conduct research, testing and multiplication of new varieties of strawberry.