Rootstock Watermelon


RS-5022
Citrullus lanatus variety. It also develops vigorous plants but less that SHINTOZAF1. It is recommended for farmers who need a smaller size than that provided by pumpkin. It is also recommended for fields with problems of nematodes. It has been proven that it increases more than 1º Brix with respect to the same variety without grafting and 1.5º Brix respect to pumpkin graft (which don’t increase ºBrix). Its performance in the nursery is very good with rapid and uniform germination. It provides plants with a good diameter which can be grafted using any method. It is necessary to sow at the same time as the variety. RESISTANCES: High resistance (HR) to Nematodes and Fusarium.