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PELAYO is a vigorous variety for production of large heads in cool and cold season. PELAYO is also a suitable replacement for Icebreaker in Spring. PELAYO is the largest iceberg in the SPS range and is suitable for both fresh and process production. PELAYO sits up off of the ground allowing for easy harvest and trimming. PELAYO has excellent internal qualities and has a similar sweet flavour to Icebreaker.

Variety Features

Mid-dark green head colour
Large heads
High vigour
Winter and Spring harvest

Agronomic Considerations

Cool season production for fresh and process markets
Medium tolerance to tipburn
Strong tolerance to bolting

Disease Resistances

High Resistance: BI:1-32

Market Segment

Fresh market
Process market

Harvest Period

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