Origin: NIAB EMR, Wielka Brytania
Plant characteristics - in comparison to a variety Elsanta , Elegance plants are characterized by stronger growth, are larger , with a more upright habit , fruit clearly visible in the plant
Fruit characteristics - very attractive, bright, orangecolored skin , bright red , conical shape . Good taste , the
flesh is firm and juicy. Fruits have a good shelf life , do not darken after harvest, have a high tolerance for long
Season - variety ripens at a similar time as Elsanta , flower buds are produced over a long period which results
in a set of extended by up to two weeks , compared with the variety Elsanta
Disease resistance - the plants have average resistant to Verticillium dahliae and crown rot ( Phytophthora
cactorum ) , have a low susceptibility to powdery mildew ( Podosphaera aphanis ) , fruits rarely paralysis by gray
mold ( Botrytis cinerea).
Use of the variety - perfect dessert variety of the middle season, thanks to the excellent quality fruit and bright red colored skins are very attractive for the fresh market. It is suitable for growing in the open field and under cover.
The strawberry variety ELEGANCE is protected by the EU Plant Variety Rights which means that without a licence the propagation, preparation for propagation, offering for sale, sale,
export to the EU, import from the EU, or storing for any of the above purposes, is strictly forbidden. Infringement of this law will result in liability of damages against the offender
towards the Breeder of the based on the article 94, Council Regulation Nr 2100/1994 from 27th July 1994 on Community Plant Variety Rights (Offical Journal L 227, 01/09/1994 P. 0001-0030).