Bred for fresh market growers, Elan is an ever-bearing seed-grown variety with an attractive conical shape, shiny red color and delicious sweet flavor. In addition to high sugar levels, Elan has 30-50% higher levels of vitamin C than other ever-bearing varieties. The fruits are large, averaging 1-3/4” long, borne on sturdy trusses. They separate easily from the calyx which facilitates picking. Fruit production reaches high levels, with yields in the open of field of up to 1.75 lb. per plant and in greenhouse production of up to 3.3 lb.
Grown in 200-cell plug trays, sold as 190 cells. Half trays are sold as 95 cells.