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RAVEN is a very dark green spinach suitable for babyleaf production under warm conditions. RAVEN produces very thick leaves with an upright growth habit making it easy for mechanical harvesting of the crop.

RAVEN is an extremely versatile variety with a wide harvest window and its adaptability to variable conditions makes it a reliable variety, particularly during the Autumn when heavy rains can cause disease problems and crop yellowing. RAVEN produces highly uniform leaves with regards to size, shape and maturity across the crop making it an ideal variety for Summer where consistency is key.

Variety Features

Very dark green leaf colour
Oval leaf shape
Slight savoy leaf texture

Agronomic Considerations

Strong tolerance to bolting
Strong tolerance to Stemphylium

Disease Resistances

High Resistance: Pfs:1-11,15-16
Intermediate Resistance: Pfs:12,14

Harvest Period

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

Pack Sizes

100M, 500M, 1,000M