Malling™ Glow

  • Season: Midseason variety
  • Main characteristic/s: June Bearer/ excellent fruit quality and shelf life
  • Breeder: NIAB EMR, UK
Characteristics of Malling™ Glow

GensonMidseason, similar cropping period to Elsanta in the UK

  • Exceptional disease resistance to four of the main strawberry pathogens
  • High % Class 1
  • Good fruit quality including shape & colour.
  • Suitable for growing in organic production systems
Cropping Season
Malling™ Glow is a midseason variety cropping typically up to 3 days later than Elsanta in the UK

Fruit Quality
Berries are very attractive, glossy, bright orange-red in colour and uniformly conical in shape, occasionally producing hollow, double primary berries. Skin has a good strength with a firm flesh and shelf-life is excellent. Brix levels average 8. In fruit assessment trials at Proefcentrum Fruitteelt in Belgium, Malling™ Glow has been placed second only to its parent, Elegance, in 2012, 2013 and 2014.

Fruit Yield
Malling™ Glow has a high main crop fruit yield with reasonable 60-day performance and similar fruit size to Elsanta.

Plant Characteristics
Plants have an open habit, sparse foliage with glossy leaflets and moderate to good vigour. Fruit is well displayed. The plants have similar truss and flower numbers to Elsanta.

Disease Resistance
Malling™ Glow shows good resistance to Verticillium wilt (Verticillium dahlia); Similar susceptibility to crown rot (Phytophthora cactorum) and powdery mildew (Podosphaera aphanis) as Elsanta, but this is not considered a problem in grower trials.

Plant Supply
Malling™ Glow is protected under Community (EU) Plant Variety Rights (Grant No: 48947). The propagation and sale of plants, or parts of plants, of Malling™ Glow 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). Malling™ Glow is available from the following licensed propagators:

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Trial Results
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