Modern spring varieties are earlier maturing, less prone to indeterminate growth, and deliver higher and more reliable yields. Seed should be sown to establish 40 plants/m², and sown as early as possible (Feb.) to avoid summer drought stress at flowering, and a later harvest.
Fanfare will take an area with its extra yield potential.
Vertigo has replaced Fuego having good seed size and exceptional yield.
Fuego still delivers a reasonable yield and standing ability.
All varieties having pale skin and pale hilum would qualify for the premium Middle East Market, but strictly subject to any Bruchid Beetle damage.