Pepper Sailfish Shows Excellent Results

Vegetable Production

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According to data just obtained, Green Pepper Sailfish has performed exceptionally well in a screening trial in the Komatipoort area, confirming the excellent results seen in previous trials in other time slots and with other growers.

This newest positive data was obtained from a trial conducted at DIP Boerdery-many thanks for diligently conducting the trial! It was Phytophthora and Bacterial leaf spot 0-10 resistances. These attributes combined to ensure that Sailfish came into production earlier than competing varieties, giving high yields.

Fruit sizes were predominantly between 150-200g and of a very high quality, ensuring a high pack out percentage for the grower. Given that growing conditions were way below optimum, these results documented are so much more impressive.

Hygrotech has and is currently conducting trials across different areas to measure the adaptability of this variety and so far, all the results obtained have been very positive, including those from the Northwest.

A demand for seed from growers who have trialed this variety, is an indication of its market acceptance among growers as it obviously satisfies their needs in terms of its growth habit, yield, and consumer satisfaction.


Please reserve you seed of this variety well ahead of time to ensure you can share in the benefits Sailfish will add to your business.


Hygrotech is positive that this Seminis variety will gain in acceptance and will become a first choice amongst growers.

Seminis, in the spirit of its partnership with Hygrotech, has generously indicated its willingness to supply a larger volume of seed for interested growers to plant in larger trials. This good gesture puts Hygrotech in the position to supply Sailfish free of charge in the coming months.

Please contact your Hygrotech representative to enquire timeously about participation in trialing Sailfish. We are optimistic that Sailfish will be plain sailing to success-enjoy the journey!


  • Strong growth habit
  • High yields
  • Fruit size: 150-200g
  • Resistance to Phytophthora and Bacterial leaf spot 0-10
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Written by Francois Mostert, Nelspruit.

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