- Season: Early-mid season
- Main characteristic/s: Excellent eating qualities
- Breeder: New Fruits s.a.s.
Characteristics of Asia (NF421)
- Early to mid season cropping
- Very large berries
- Excellent flavour and eating qualities
- Frost tolerant
- Good tolerance to common root diseases
Asia has a mid to early cropping period, typically cropping 4 days after Alba.
Fruit is very large and attractive with a long conical shape and medium consistency. Skin colour is bright red Thanks to its high sugar level the flavour is very good. Asia has a long shelf-life.
Asia has a high yield potential.
Asia shows vigorous and has good frost resistance.
Tolerance is shown to most common root diseases, susceptible to Powdery mildew (Podosphaera aphanis) and Black spot (Colletotrichum acutatum).
Use of the Variety
High productivity, easy to pick, very attractive fruit, good fruit size, very good flavour. Suitable for a continental climate.
Asia is protected under Community (EU) Plant Variety Rights Grant No. EU 23759. The propagation and sale of plants, or parts of plants, of Asia without a licence is prohibited.