'Everbearer with excellent disease resistance '
- attractive berries
- good firmness
- sweet flavour
- Easy to pick
- Moderate resistance to powdery mildew
Malling™ Champion is an everbearer which produces its peak harvest in July and picks steadily through August. Malling™ Champion displays excellent fruit quality producing attractive, regular conic shaped berries with very good skin firmness and pleasantly sweet flavour. With an average fruit yield of 935g per plant in grower trials, Malling ™ Champion has excellent yield potential. Shelf life has been shown to be good with an orange-red colour that holds well in store. Malling™ Champion is resistant to crown rot (Phytophthora cactorum) and wilt (Verticillium dahliae) and shows moderate resistance to powdery mildew (Podosphaera aphanis).