You are a plant raiser The right seeds for high-quality seedlings

You are a plant raiser and your main goal is to supply your customers with the right quantity of top-quality seedlings on time. Yet, you face various challenges in your business, including rising energy and labour costs, as well as the impact of unpredictable climate conditions on seedling quality. Sakata is committed to offering tailored solutions to address some of these challenges.

A plant raiser holding a quality seedling in a greenhouse

High-quality rootstock
for grafting

Sakata Ficus F1, a tomato rootstock with extra vigour and resistance to Fol:2
Sakata Ficus F1 is a tomato rootstock with extra vigour and resistance to Fol:2
Sakata Rootpower  F1, a squash rootstock with disease resistance and excellent germination
Sakata’s Rootpower F1 is a squash rootstock with disease resistance and excellent germination
Sakata Araucaria F1, a tomato rootstock resistant to Fol:2
Sakata Araucaria F1 is a tomato rootstock resistant to Fol:2
Sakata Giant Sequoia F1, a tomato rootstock with extra vigour and resistance to Fol:0,1,2
Sakata Giant Sequoia F1 is a tomato rootstock with extra vigour and resistance to Fol:0,1,2

Grafting some crops like tomato and watermelon is a proven strategy to protect your customers’ production from soil-borne threats and bring additional vigour throughout the cycle.

Sakata produces top-quality rootstocks which help enhance disease resistance and overall plant vigour, ensuring healthier seedlings and improved crop performance. Some of Sakata’s high-quality rootstock varieties include:

  • Giant Sequoia F1, a rootstock with extra vigour and resistance to Fol:0,1,2 for increased yields
  • Ficus F1 and Araucaria F1, rootstock varieties with extra vigour and resistance to Fol:2
  • Rootpower F1, a squash rootstock with excellent scarification whatever the grafting method to produce perfect young plants

Optimal germination rates
for high-yield results

To satisfy your customers and secure your revenue, you need to consistently provide high-quality seedlings. 

Having seeds with superior germination rates and high first count is essential to ensure uniform emergence and growth.

To help you meet your quantity requirements while guaranteeing quality produce, Sakata follows the ISTA, NAL and GEVES requirements for seed germination, quality and vigour testing.

Sakata hybrid seeds are tested to offer superior germination rates
Sakata hybrid seeds are tested to offer superior germination rates

Vigorous varieties
for robust seedlings

Sakata Assem F1, a pepper variety producing vigorous plants
Sakata Assem F1 is a vigorous pepper variety
Sakata Royalstar F1, a tomato variety producing vigorous plants
Sakata Royalstar F1 is a vigorous tomato variety

You require not only good germination but also healthy plant establishment. 

To satisfy your customers, you need robust varieties with strong root systems capable of withstanding seedling transplant.

Sakata offers a range of vigorous hybrid varieties such as:

  • Asem F1, a pepper with a strong root system that shows great resilience throughout the growing cycle
  • Royalstar F1, a tomato with excellent plant vigour for good root establishment after seedling transplant

Seeds with
good disease resistance

Disease or pest infestation is a common threat to seedling nurseries and can result in significant crop losses.

To help you reduce this risk and safeguard your production, Sakata offers varieties with good resistance packages. Among these varieties, you can opt for:

  • Txeco F1, a blocky pepper with HR to Tm:0-3,
  • Figaro F1, a spinach variety with HR to Pe. 1-20 (mildew),
  • Chocostar F1, a specialty tomato with IR to ToBRFV
Sakata Txeco F1, a blocky pepper with HR to Tm:0-3
Sakata Txeco F1 is a blocky pepper with HR to Tm:0-3
Sakata Figaro F1, a spinach variety with HR to Pe. 1-20 (mildew)
Sakata Figaro F1 is a spinach variety with HR to Pe. 1-20 (mildew)
Sakata Chocostar F1, a specialty tomato with IR to ToBRFV
Sakata Chocostar F1 is a specialty tomato with IR to ToBRFV

Timely access
to reliable seed stock

Having timely access to reliable seed inventory is essential for maintaining your production schedule and meeting the demands of your customers. 

Sakata is committed to guaranteeing availability and reliable access to ensure that you have the seeds you need, readily accessible and delivered promptly.

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