Magnum

  • Season: Early/Mid-Season
  • Main characteristic/s: Excellent flavour
  • Breeder: Marionnet SAS, France
Characteristics of Magnum
  • Very sweet & tasty berries – excellent eating quality
  • Consistently high brix levels
  • Good firmness and shelf life
  • Large berry size 20 – 25gm
  • Good disease tolerance

–> NEWS: Magnum wins at the Taste of Kent Awards 2017

 

Cropping Season
Magnum is an early/mid-season variety, cropping slightly earlier than Elsanta.

Fruit Quality
The berries are large, medium to bright red in colour and have a good firmness and shelf life. The flavour is excellent, being very sweet with a high Brix levels.

Fruit Yield
Magnum has a good yield potential.

Plant Characteristics
Magnum has an upright plant habit with strong, vigorous growth. It is a variety well adapted to growing in both soil and substrate culture, with no particular disease susceptibilities of concern.

Plant Supply
Magnum (Marionnet 97) is protected under Community (EU) Plant Variety Rights (Grant No: EU 43041); Switzerland PBR (Grant No: 16.26116); Canada PVR Application No 17.9063 The propagation and sale of plants, or parts of plants, of Magnum without a licence is prohibited. Only Propagation Licence holders can propagate and receive propagation grade material (and not Sales or Growing-on Transformation Licence holders). Magnum is available from the following licensed propagators:

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