AJIHEI

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Exclusive to SPS in New Zealand, AJIHEI is a Kabocha squash variety for export to Japan and Korea. A moderately vigorous vine so better suited to main season production when the sowing temperatures are slightly warmer. AJIHEI is a premium quality fruit with a dark green skin and highly uniform fruit in regards to fruit size and shape. Sought after in the Japanese market for its very dry and nutty flavour, AJIHEI also has a high Brix value.

Variety Features

Export squash variety
1.5-2.0kg fruit weight
Dry type (haku haku)

Agronomic Considerations

A hybrid variety
Suits mid-season sowings better as is sensitive to cold conditions

Disease Resistances

None

Market Segment

Export market

Harvest Period

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

Pack Sizes

100G, 500G, 5KG