ASTON

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ASTON is a sutured rockmelon for main season production. Producing large fruit with a small seed cavity, the fruit of ASTON have a deep salmon flesh colour with good firmness. The plant of ASTON has medium vigour with a high and concentrated fruit set resulting in good yields and fewer harvesting passes. The fruit are highly uniform with regards to size and shape and tolerates handling and shipping well. ASTON has an aromatic flavour and high sugar levels.

Variety Features

Sutured fruit
Round-oval fruit shape
1.6-1.8kg fruit weight

Agronomic Considerations

A hybrid variety

Disease Resistances

High Resistance: Fom:0, 1, 2
Intermediate Resistance: Px, Gc

Market Segment

Fresh market
Process market

Harvest Period

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