This vigorous, dependable and early maturing variety bears 5 – 6lbs (2 – 3kg) fruit with outstanding flavour and aroma. With firm, deep salmon-orange coloured flesh and small seed cavity, Athena has excellent yields and good shelf life. This variety is very popular with market growers because of its exceptional quality and firmness. Tolerant to Powdery Mildew and Fusarium.
|Spacing||5 – 10’ (1.5 – 3M)|
|Soil||Fertile, organic and well draining|
|pH Range||6 – 6.8|
|Watering||Regular watering, even moisture|
|Fertilizing||Balanced fertilizer at time of planting and regularly during the season.|
|Nutrients Required||Nitrogen=high, Phosphorus=high, Potassium=high|
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