Fictor has become a standard variety for many growers. Fictor is quite vigorous and produces a large number of fruits with the preferred weight of 1.0 kg. The fruits are dark orange-red, shiny and have a good storage capacity. In contrary to Solor, Fictor is not an open pollinated variety, but a cross of incomplete inbred and somewhat related parental lines. FIC (Family Inter-Cross) is a new breeding concept of the Bolster. In order to get the best results, we advise sowing Solor and Fictor together using a ratio of 2:1. Both varieties are flexible growers, producing more fruits when more space is available. To avoid cold damage, the fruits should be stored at a temperature of at least 8° c.
|Fruit weight||Around 1 kg|
|Fruit flesh||Orange colour|
|Taste||Sweet, good texture|
|Growing period||In Northern European conditions 90 to 100 days, in warmer countries earlier.|
|Potential yield||18-20 T/ha|
|Recommended plant density||11.000 to 13.000 plants/ha|
|Storage capacity||3-4 months|