acapulco - Starke Ayres

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acapulco - Starke Ayres
ACAPULCO
MELON
A HYBRID HONEYDEW MELON WITH
LARGE SIZE AND IMPROVED FLAVOUR
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Slightly oval fruits with smooth off-white skin
Light to mid-green flesh, with small seed cavity
Very firm flesh suitable for fresh-cut and the fresh market
Large to medium fruit size for early, mid and late season production
Strong disease resistance package
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SEEDS
SEEDS OF
OF SUCCESS
SUCCESS
ACAPULCO
MELON
Type
A hybrid honeydew melon.
Maturity
Main season 85 - 95 days.
Plant Characteristics
A very vigorous plant with a healthy leaf cover that protects the fruit against sunburn.
Fruit Characteristics
Large to medium sized fruit with weight of 1.8 – 3.0kg. Harvest indicators include a change
in rind colour from light green to off-white, with a smooth appearance. The fruit have very
firm, light to mid-green flesh, with good flavour and brix development.
Disease Resistance
High Resistance: Fusarium (Fom) 0, 2
High Resistance: Powdery Mildew (Px) 1
Climate
Optimum germination temperature: 25°C to 28°C, night temperature not lower than 18°C.
Optimum growth temperatures at night are 18 - 20°C, and day 24 - 30°C, and for ripening 15
- 25°C.
Plant spacing
8,000 to 16,000 plants per ha
Adaptation
ACAPULCO is recommended for early, summer and late season production.
Yield Potential
Features and Benefits
Very high yield potential.
ACAPULCO has very attractive large to medium, smooth off-white fruit. The fruit have very
firm, light to mid-green flesh, with very good flavour and brix.
INDEMNITY
All technical advice and/or production guidelines given by STARKE AYRES or any of its personnel with reference to the use of its products, is based on the
company’s best judgement. However, it must be expressly understood that STARKE AYRES does not assume responsibility for any advice given or for the results
obtained.
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SEEDS OF SUCCESS
SEEDS OF SUCCESS

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