Emerald Star Varieties
Flesh is thick, moist, and nutty tasting, with a large, deep heart. Heads are oval shaped, thornless, and glossy green. Emerald’s uniform shape, high yield capability, long production cycle, and attractive glossy green color, along with cold tolerance make this a very attractive artichoke for the professional fresh or processor market
An excellent globe shaped beet with smooth roots. Dark red internal color. Prestige F-1 Hyb. is ideal for processing. Tolerant to Downy Mildew and Cercospora Leaf Spot. Medium green tops.
Improved Detroit Red, beautiful quality. Very uniform, tolerant to Downy Mildew, bolt tolerant. Tops are green with maroon tinge.
A smooth round F-1 Hybrid with high brix. Very good disease tolerance to Downy Mildew and Cercospora Leaf Spot. Very uniform roots. Bright green tops, medium height. High tolerance to bolting under stress.. Super yields.
This hybrid beet has smooth round shaped roots with high sugar content. Very uniform roots. Very good disease tolerance to Downy Mildew and Cercospora Leaf Spot. Bright green tops, medium height. Resistant to early bolting. High yielding.
A widely adapted, high quality mid season broccoli with excellent yield potential and good uniformity. Royal Favor produces perfect domed shaped heads with fine beads.
Royal Favor has vigorous upright plant and holds well and tall 75-80 cm.
It performs very well under tropical conditions.
Days to maturity is between 85-90 days after transplanting.
Good Tolerance to hollow stem and downy mildew. Very good for bunching processing and crown cut markets.
Royal Max is ideal for planting in desert heat from September to late October with cool weather late February harvest. In mild coastal areas plantings can be year round but Royal Max prefers warm weather. In North Guanajuato Mexico plant in April – July. For fresh cut or processing.
Baby broccoli type for side shoot harvesting, small florets with long thin stalks and very sweet flavor
For cool season production, deep domed firm heads which are suitable for fresh market or processing. Tolerance to hollw stem and cat eyes. It is a very uniform plant with narrow stems for ease of harvest and trimming
Compact plant with attractive red color and widely adapted. Very high quality compact red cabbage, round head, very solid interior with short core, excellent for long range transport. Crimson Emerald F-1 Hyb. is widely adapted, very long field holding and bolting resistant. Matures in 70-80 days and weighs 1.8-2.0 kg. Tolerant to Black Rot and excellent crack resistant.
Excellent round blue green cabbage, 1.7 – 1.9 kg. mid season production, excellent internal quality, very solid with short core. Overwintering, crack resistant, very long field holding capacity. Efficient compact plants. Stratus matures at 90-95 days. Head is very firm and resistant to cracking. Similar to EM 378 Hyb. but smaller heads.
A widely adapted and early maturing flattened-globe shape cabbage with excellent crack resistance / field holding and shipping ability. Valverde F-1 hyb. weighs 1.6-2.0 kg. with a very solid interior and short core and matures 55-60 days from the transplant date. A year-round cabbage for tropics and semi tropics as well as temperate zones. Resistant to black root and Fusarium sp.
Vantar excels in cool highland zones with excellent burst resistance and very long field holding capacity. It is drought resistant, very firm with a short core and weighs approximately 1.3-1.8 kg. Vantar has slightly flattened, near round head and matures 65-70 days from the transplant date. Very resistance to Fusarium sp. And good black root tolerance. Adapted to tropical high lands as well as to warm wet conditions.
This cabbage offers excellent field holding ability and also ships very well. Vicario F-1 Hyb. is a large flattened globe shaped cabbage that weighs approximately 1.8 -2.8 kg. This variety matures 80-85 days from transplant. Tolerant to Black Rot and Fusarium Yellows.
Full round Blue Green hybrid for spring and summer production, which matures between 90-95 days. Black rot resistant. Compare to Vantage or Scorpio. Head is 1.2 – 1.4 Kg. in weight, short core, uniform and compact. Viceroy F1 is resistant to cracking.
An outstanding large Nantes type carrot with year round production capabilities, cylindrical roots and well filled. EM Brandy 417 F-1 Hyb. has very good cold tolerance and is approximately 22-26 cm. in length. Their structure is firm and hard to break. The foliage is medium long and erect. EM Brandy has a good color, uniformity as well as high productivity. Tolerant to foliar diseases.
This fabulous Chantenay type carrot can be grown in both spring and summer. This high yielding carrot resists cracking and can be harvested by machine easily, due to short strong vigorous foliage. EM Chantenay 3300 is 15 – 18 cm. in length. EM Chantenay 950 has a good color, uniformity as well as high productivity. Tolerant to foliar diseases.
Firm barrel shaped head, excellent for shipping, 65 days to maturity, very slow bolting , approximately 3.0-3.5 kg. in weight. Very uniform marketing and head well wrapped.
A uniform cylinder shaped Napa cabbage with strong cold tolerance that weighs approximately 3.5 kg. and is tolerant to Downy Mildew and Soft rot.
Emerald’s high yielding bolt-resistant strain of Coriander, EM 500 is valued for its attractive, glossy green leaves, plus its very uniform and consistent quality. For the professional who must have a higher quality product.
A professional selected bolt-resistant strain, the leaves are glossy green with uniform and consistent quality.
A very uniform dark green gynoecious American slicer. Very smooth classy fruit 20-25 cm/8.5-9.0 in., length. Very small seed cavity. Excellent fruit quality. Very high multi virus tolerance.
Very early, very high quality Beit Alpha fruit, for late spring and summer production. Not recommended for winter or early spring production because the plant has less branching and will not produce adequate yields under too cool of conditions. Good concentration of female flowers. This variety complements our EM 300 which is better for winter and spring but not for hot conditions. EMSB 325 will hold up in warm summer conditions with strong levels of female flower production. Both EMSB 325 and EM 300 have high levels of virus resistance
This is a new out door variety. A very smooth leafed with attractive dark green butter head, widely adapted with considerable bolting resistance, medium large size and excellent quality. Very uniform and tolerant to foliar diseases. It has high average weight.
An exceptional Salinas type lettuce for warmer conditions. Salinas 44 has a wide spectrum of Downey Mildew tolerance. It matures in approximately 65-75 days, is medium size, and matte dark green in color.
A widely adapted uniform maturing Salinas type lettuce with very good Tip burn resistance. Salinas 55 is medium large in size, matures in approximately 65-70 days and is a medium matte green color.
A firm Vanguard desert type lettuce with a large frame and tolerance to cold conditions. Vanguard 896 matures in approximately 95-100 days, is dark green in color and offers tolerance to Tip burn.
An impressive uniform leaf lettuce that is large, vigorous, deep red color, Tipburn tolerant.
Deep Red, high quality Romaine lettuce. Size 20-25 cm. Large leaves, thick and slightly savoyed. Tolerant to Corky Root, LMV, Tipburn and tolerant to heat.
A dark green romaine, very uniform heads, uniform maturity of about 60 days, approximately 25 cm. in height, slight blistering, good quality, tolerant to Corky Root, Lettuce Mosaic Virus and Tip burn, widely adapted with medium heat tolerance.
An excellent Eindor type Ananas hybrid with a yellow-orange flesh and fine netted rind. This hybrid is uniform and round-oval in shape. It has excellent fruit quality and plants are vigorous. Ananas Hybrid EM 815 is resistant to Powdery Mildew and tolerant to Fusarium race 1.
A mid season galia with green flesh and excellent flavor. Strong vigorous vines contribute to a good set.
Our mid early impressive short day white hybrid onion. This hybrid can produce uniform medium to jumbo near round bulbs. Matures 14 days earlier than White Grano. Very good Pink Root Resistance, tolerant to Fusarium.
Large golden yellow near globe shaped bulbs. Excellent for early and main season. Uniform bulb size and shape gives an excellent pack out. Resistant to Pink Root. Tolerant to Fusarium.
Late season Short Day / early intermediate over-wintering onion with very good bolting resistance, High globe shaped, beautiful very firm bulbs. Good Pink Root resistance and tolerance to Fusarium. Performs well as transplant.
An exceptional late short day early intermediate red onion with very high percentage of single centers and beautiful red color on each ring. An excellent product for the hamburger and salad bar industries.
A true intermediate hybrid cutting consistently in excess of 85% single centers. High yielding with high Pink Root resistance and very low pungency.
EMY 55265 is a mid-early short day onion hybrid with very beautiful, bright, medium yellow full globe bulbs with smooth scales. EMY 55265 is very uniform and highly single centered. Very wide adaptation in short day production zones with good bolting resistance and pinkroot resistance.
MY 55291 is a very uniform mid-season short day hybrid onion, substantial marketable yields with capacity of very large colossal onions. EMY 55291 bulbs are very attractive with refined medium-dark yellow scales, and are single centered. Strong foliage with very good bolt resistance, and strong pink root resistance.
Keepsake features very early production of high quality firm, near globe onions. Attractive medium yellow bulbs. Keepsake is an excellent shipper and has very good storage capacity. Keepsake is widely adapted for mid-early season production in short day onion districts throughout the world. Highly resistant to Pink Root Rot.
A high quality late season variety with excellent yield potential. Sampson F-1 Hyb. is a flattened globe shaped large onion with straw yellow skin. Very firm onions for mid-term storage, excellent shipper. Good Pink Root Resistance.
An early short day hybrid with excellent foliage high percentage of single centers, very good for cebollina/set production in Mexico(Leon, Bahio ) as well as in direct seeded area of Tampico and Morales. Very good pink root resistance, high heat and disease tolerance
EM Espada has strong, upright, dark blue-green leaves and an strong root system to make this variety an excellent choice for both summer and for fall planting. The vigorous roots give high tolerance to disease
Medium maturity, large full round brilliant white bulbs, good foliage, with excellent pink root tolerance.
Early slow bolting yellow grano hybrid with 80% solo centers and high Pink Root resistance.
A mid early yellow Granex, very refined and highly bolt tolerant, large flattened bulbs with excellent Pink Root tolerance for the most professional markets.
Mid season short day, full round, good firmness, single center, South Central California, Tampico Mexico, Brazil
EMY 80022 F-1 Hyb. is a short day Yellow Granex type, It is firm, dark yellow, with a high percentage of single centers. Very good storage,
An excellent short day hybrid red, Rojo Ardante for short day over-wintering growing areas. Rojo Ardante produces nearly globe deep red onions with good pink root resistance, high heat and foliar disease tolerance.
An excellent uniform deep-flat Granex class onion. For sweet onion markets. EM 90 has a large bulb size and mid-early maturity. It has moderate storage capabilities, very good resistance to Pink Root disease and wide adaptability.
(A. fistulosum)– Excellent long slender green type for bunching, non
bulbing with short white shanks and excellent tolerance to downy mildew, pink
root, smut, thrips and is winter hardy. Especially suitable for
EM 110 is a truly professional choice for the sweet yellow granex market. Beautiful large yellow bulbs with a uniform deep-flat shape, and medium early maturity. Storage ability is on par with the best in class. With very high tolerance to Pink Root
EMR Pachanga F-1 Hyb is a red short day type, with a full round shape, pinkish scales with a high percentage of single centers Pachanga F-1 is an excellent choice for tropical regions. early maturity, firm, very uniform and high yielding
A Serrano hybrid for the professional grower, medium maturity, large dark green fruit with PVY and TEV tolerance.
A Bacterial Leaf Spot 1, 2, 3 resistant hot dark green to red medium to large jalapeno with thick walls and good processing capability.
EM Bella 733 produces very large sized (10 cm. x 11 cm.), dark green bell peppers, blocky – oblong in shape, 3- to 4 lobed with thick walls. Fruit mature to a scarlet red. EM Bella 733 is widely adapted, medium early maturing and continues a prolong production period. Plants are relatively compact and vigorous growing and produce a heavy canopy which protects EM Bella 733 from sun scald.
A distinctive sweet Pepper for Central and South America. Fruits are dark green with thick walls and medium-large broad shoulders. The fruit is generally three lobed and tapers to a blunt or semi-pointed blossom end.10-12cm.long, 6.0-8.0 cm wide. Plants are tall and vigorous, somewhat branched and offer excellent fruit coverage. Resistant or tolerant to virus including TMV, TEV and PVY. Maturity 100-120 Days.
Very productive hybrid honeydew with an attractive appearance, strong vine, and Brix ranging from 13-16.
Broccoli EMBR 918 is excellent for planting under warm conditions for midsummer or autumn harvest. The plant habit tends to be up-right with good potential in heavy density plantings. EMBR 918 has a high domed tight blue-green head with fine beads. This variety is very uniform and excellent for crown cuts or short trim.
A terrific cylindrical Topkapi class squash with Clarita color and medium size bush habit plants with medium size leaves. Compare to Jedida.
EM Clara 620 is an classic uniform hybrid Lebanese type squash. EM Clara 620 is highly productive and adapted to both open field production and to produc-tion under tunnels. Plants are medium sized and upright, fruit are blocky, tapered, measuring 14-16 cm. long and are light green with a grayish undertone. EM Clara 620 matures 42-46 days after direct seeding. This is our classic Clarita class hybrid.
A very light green Eskenderany type hybrid that is extremely productive, matures approximately 52 days from direct seeding, is 6-7 inches in length and is a tapered cylindrical shape.
EM Bahija’s maturity is 45 days from seed emergence. Extended slight bulb shape. Highly flecked on clear grey green field. Short, open habit with low spine count. Excellent type for Middle Eastern markets. Professional grower quality. High Resistance: ZYMV; (Podi Complex); WMVII.
Excellent Grey Zucchini F-1 Hybrid with virus tolerance especially suitable for Mexico
Classic Lamuyo pepper with dark red quality fruit with smooth, firm wall. Vigorous plant with heavy fruit set and uniform size and shape for high pack out of premium grade fruit.
A large determinate tomato that offers long shelf life, weighs 210 grams, crack resistance, firmness, and tolerance to V, F1-2, Alt and Asc. Capitan 850 LSL F-1 Hyb. does well in South America and Asia. It is mid-early maturity, open field, good on short poles and excellent quality.
This dual-purpose hybrid saladette tomato is terrific. It is a full season tomato with full disease resistance. It is an outstanding yielding which produces well in high temperatures due to its great cover. It is jointless and weighs approximately 115 gram. This tomato is recommended for all saladette markets.
Clarisima is a delicious Santa Clara class tomato. This high yielding plant produces very firm large fruit. Clarisima is a blocky shaped tomato which at maturity weighs approximately 140 grams. It is resistant to V, F-1, F-2, ASC and ST.
Indeterminate round to globe shaped 240-250 in weight with extremely high tolerance to Tomato Yellow Leaf Curly Virus and to Tomato Spotted Wilt.
A very productive long shelf life, indeterminate, Saladette, large Rio Grande, cluster type. This tomato weighs 130-140 grams, is very solid and tolerant to TSW, N, F1, F2, V and Bsp.
Calsweet type. Large dark stripes, 85 days, 12 kg. size - Brix 11.5° and color: deep red. Midseason maturity with good cover and high production. Resistant to sunburn. Tolerance to Fusarium and Anthracnose and good shipper.
This very productive watermelon weighs 10-12 kg. and is a good shipper. It matures 86 days from transplanting. The rind is dark green in color with light green stripes. The flesh is bright red and has excellent texture.
This very productive large watermelon is extra sweet with red firm flesh. It is an elongated shape Charleston Gray type, weighs 12-13 kg., matures 88 days from transplanting, has small light brown seeds and is tolerant to Fusarium and Anthracnose.
A vigorous and productive seedless watermelon. Target Triploid F-1 Hyb. has bright red crisp flesh and weighs 9-11 kg. This variety has excellent seedling vigor.