MATADOR

MATADOR is an extremely vigorous cool/cold season variety suited to late Winter and Spring harvest. MATADOR is a ‘Vanguard’ type with a heavily blistered leaf and is able to withstand frosts due to its large frame. MATADOR is a sure-heading variety which provides for a uniform harvest and a high cut-out of consistently large, round heads.

Given it is a sure-heading type MATADOR will reliably produce heads during periods of more mild weather during late Spring – a regular issue with older varieties. MATADOR forms round heads that sit up off of the ground allowing for ease of harvest. MATADOR has shown excellent tolerance to mildew and anthracnose.

Variety features

Large head size
Large frame size
Late Winter and early Spring harvest

Agronomic considerations

Strong tolerance to tipburn
Medium tolerance to bolting
Avoid warm Autumn conditions

Market Segment

Fresh market

Pack Sizes

10M, 25M, 100M

Disease Resistances

High Resistance: Bl:1-27, 29, 30, 32

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