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Netherlands: New eggplant Rijk Zwaan named Rosheen RZ

The eggplant variety that was known as 10-121 RZ is now called Rosheen RZ. With Rosheen RZ, Rijk Zwaan broadens its range. This season, Rosheen RZ is cultivated on 2.5 hectares at Maatschap Moerenhout Van Gool in Oosteind. The name 'Rosheen "is the name of the daughter of company manager Richard Ten Brink.


Richard Ten Brink of Mts Moerenhout-van Gool with his daughter Rosheen among the plants named after her.

"They have made the transition from Beyoncé," says Rudy van den Berg, Crop Advisor with Rijk Zwaan Netherlands. "In terms of fruit speed they are comparable varieties. Rosheen is labour-friendly and gives a high yield. The small leaves provide an open crop, and that makes this eggplant attractive to growers. Fewer plants means less fuel costs."

Rijk Zwaan uses the next season to further test the variety. 


More information:
Rijk Zwaan
Burgemeester Crezéelaan 40
2678 KX De Lier
The Netherlands
T +31 174 532 300
F +31 174 532 163
rijkzwaannederland@rijkzwaan.nl
 

Publication date: 12/17/2013

 


 

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