Malling™ Champion, Strawberry
EU PVR App. 2017/3249
The latest everbearer to be released from the East Malling Strawberry Breeding Club's programme, Malling™ Champion is a high yielding, large fruited, high quality selection with superior disease resistance.Ordering Information
An early season everbearer with a peak harvest in July and steady production throughout August. A high yielding variety that frequently exceeds 1000gms/plant in trials. Shelf-life is good and the berries are attractive, conic shaped, with a good skin firmness and a pleasantly sweet flavour.
62% of berries exceeded 32mm in size and a Class 1 percentage of 88% in trials. Well displayed fruit on long trusses ensure fast and economical picking. Malling™ Champion is resistant to Crown Rot and Verticillium Wilt and has moderate resistance to Powdery Mildew.
250cc cell tray plant: £525 per thousand
135cc cell mini tray plants: POA
Heated misted tip: £400 per thousand
Unrooted tip: £190 per thousand
N.B. Please consider ordering in spring 2020 for your 2021 season requirement to guarantee the plant type that you need.