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An improved Atomic type that is early maturing, AURORA is best suited to late Summer and Autumn production when heat inversions between night and day can stress plants and increase the likelihood of physiological conditions such as brown bead, hollow stem and purpling, all of which AURORA has strong tolerance to. AURORA produces a dome shaped head of good colour with a thicker stem which ensures significantly longer shelf life for the final product.

Variety Features

Fine bead size
Dark-green head colour
Late Summer and Autumn harvest

Agronomic Considerations

A hybrid variety
Highly susceptible to blindness
May require more trimming than traditional market standards depending on conditions of growth

Disease Resistances

Moderate tolerance to white rust

Market Segment

Fresh market

Harvest Period

  • Jan
  • Feb
  • Mar
  • Apr
  • May
  • Jun
  • Jul
  • Aug
  • Sep
  • Oct
  • Nov
  • Dec

Pack Sizes

10M, 50M, 100M