New Pumpkin, Sweet Corn, Broccoli, And Cantaloupe Varieties From Rupp Seeds

Emerald Jewel broccoli

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Some of the latest varieties available from Rupp Seeds, Inc. include pumpkin, sweet corn, broccoli, and cantaloupe.

A new variety available from Enza Zaden is a cantaloupe called Majus. This cantaloupe is the “big brother” to Tirreno and has notable plant health and yields. The 6- to 8-pound fruit with firm flesh also has good holding ability.

From Rupp, is Solid Gold is a 100-day hybrid pumpkin variety. Excellent color, handles, and yield are among the characteristics of this 25-pound pumpkin.

A new 81-day bicolor sweet corn variety, SV9010SA, is from the Seminis Performance Series. The variety shows improved rust resistance, provides dual modes of action for above and below-ground insects, and it shows Roundup tolerance.

In the broccoli department, Emerald Jewel is an 80-day variety from Sakata. Late spring/early summer and late fall harvests are recommended. Suited for crown cut, this multi-use variety sports a small beaded, smooth head and is clean-stemmed.

For more information, go to www.ruppseeds.com.