MONSTER COT (cov) is a semi early variety, exceptional for its big size, its agronomic characteristics and its eating quality.
Season : Medium; 7th of March in 2014 (Nîmes).
Importance of blossom : Important
Fertility : Self sterile; to pollinate with Flash Cot, Lilly Cot or Magic Cot,
Productivity : Important from the 3rd leaf.
Entrance of production : Medium to good.
Harvest stage : Ground colour 7- 8 (CTIFL).
OBTENTOR : SMS UNLIMITED - USA California
EDITOR : COT INTERNATIONAL
VARIETY PROTECTION : Active application N° 2014
Growth habit : Spreading habit.
Vigour : Very important.
Fructification : Good; production mostly on the short shoots.
Season : Mid-season; 13th of June in 2014 (Nîmes).
Size : 4A - 3A; very big.
Shape : oval, round.
Ground Colour : Dark orange.
Over colour : Bright red (35-40%).
Firmness : Very good; 72 Durofel.
Eating quality: good; Very sweet (14°Brix), aromatic and juicy
Cracking tolerance : Very good.
Storage ability : Very important.
Reminder : the numbers (firmness, sugar, size, date, etc..) are indicative ; they strongly depend on the harvest date, the yield and the climatic conditions of the year.
Patented variety. Propagation and distribution forbidden without Cot International permission.