Denomination: 'Fabris'
Botanical Name: Capsicum annuum
Applicant/Holder: Rijk Zwaan Zaadteelt en Zaadhandel B.V.
Burgemeester Crezeelaan 40
Postbus 40, 2678 ZG
De Lier
Breeder: Astrid Schenkeveld, Rijk Zwaan Zaadteelt en Zaadhandel B.V., De Lier, Netherlands
Agent in Canada: Rijk Zwaan Export B.V.
932 Mersea Road 7 RR #5
Leamington, Ontario
N8H 3V8
Tel: 226-344-6670
Application Date: 2015-09-15
Application Number: 15-8721

Variety Description

Variety used for comparison: 'Alegria'

Summary: The leaf blade of 'Fabris' is long whereas the leaf blade of 'Alegria' is medium to long. The width of the leaf blade of 'Fabris' is broad whereas the leaf blade of 'Alegria' is of medium width. The fruit of 'Fabris' matures mid-season whereas the fruit of 'Alegria' matures mid-season to late.


SEEDLING: anthocyanin colouration of hypocotyl present

PLANT: medium height, no shortened internodes in upper part, medium to long internodes on primary side shoots
STEM: short to medium length, weak intensity of anthocyanin colouration of nodes, sparse to medium density of hairiness of nodes

LEAF BLADE: long, broad, medium to dark green on upper side, ovate to broad elliptic shape, weak to medium degree of undulation of margin, medium to strong blistering, moderately convex profile in cross-section, medium degree of glossiness on upper side

FLOWERING: begins mid-season
PEDUNCLE: semi-drooping attitude
FLOWER: anthocyanin colouration of anther present

STALK: medium to long, medium to thick
CALYX: non enveloping aspect
FRUIT: medium green before maturity, no anthocyanin colouration before maturity, drooping attitude, short to medium length, broad to very broad diameter, medium length to diameter ratio, square to trapezoidal shape in longitudinal section, angular shape in cross-section (at level of placenta), absent or very weak sinuation of pericarp at basal part, absent or very weak sinuation of pericarp excluding basal part, smooth or very slightly wrinkled surface, light to medium red at maturity, medium degree of glossiness, shallow stalk cavity, moderately depressed apex, shallow to medium depth of interloculary grooves, equally three and four locules, medium to thick flesh, no capsaicin in placenta, matures mid-season

DISEASE REACTIONS: resistance to Tobamovirus pathotypes P0, P1, P1-2 and P1-2-3 present; resistance to Tomato Spotted Wilt Virus present; no resistance to Potato Virus Y pathotypes 0, 1, and 1-2

Origin & Breeding History: 'Fabris' (breeder designation 35-182 RZ) originated from a controlled cross conducted in June 2011, in De Lier, Netherlands. From the resulting progeny, 'Fabris' was selected in September 2012 for its plant vigour, fruit quality, yield, and resistance to Tabomavirus pathotypes P0, P1, P1-2 and P1-2-3 and Tomato Spotted Wilt Virus.

Tests & Trials: The detailed description of 'Fabris' is based on the UPOV report of Technical Examination, application number PPS1548, purchased from Naktuinbouw, Roelofarendsveen, Netherlands. The trial was conducted by Naktuinbouw, Roelofarendsveen, Netherlands, in 2015.

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Pepper: 'Fabris' (bottom) with reference variety 'Alegria' (top)

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