Very early variety (+2 days Honeoye).
Fruit Quality ///
Very large fruit size until the end of picking, very attractive, uniform long conical shape, bright red in colour. Good flavour and long shelf-life. ///
Plant Characteristics :
Vigorous, quite resistant to winter frost. ///
Disease Resistance :
Quite resistant to most common root diseases, tolerant to mildew (Oidium fragariae) and Xanthomonas fragariae, susceptible to Colletotrichum acutatum. ///
Marketing Suitability :
Early picking period, easy to pick, high productivity, very attractive fruit, very large fruit size until the end of picking.
Use of the Variety
One of the most widely cultivated varieties in Italy in tunnels and the open field for spring cultivation. Alba is suitable for production using cold stored, fresh and plug plants.