Breeder:Paul Ecke Ranch
Summary:The general appearance of this new cultivar will remind you of Prestige Red, but bracts are larger and showier than Prestige. Bract color in Advantage is a little brighter, and it has larger centers with more cyathia. Advantage was slightly more vigorous at all three locations. At NCSU, Advantage finished Nov. 18 compared to Prestige on Nov. 22. In Ontario, Advantage finished Nov 23 and Nov 30 at 62° and 66°, respectively. In FL heat delay trials, Advantage did delay, but not as much as did Prestige Red. Advantage Red may be a good option for growers who can use Prestige but want a better plant in larger formats and for differentiated markets.
|Trial Year||Bract Color||Cultivar
|2015||Oct. 14, 2015||Nov. 15, 2015||19.0||13.5|
|2013||Oct. 14, 2013||Nov. 18, 2013||17.5||12.5|