|Item Number||Italian Name||Scientific Name|
|Lactuca sativa capitata|
It is ideal for spring and summer cultivation. It has white seeds, large compact head, slightly crinkly leaves, yellowish-green in color and is very crispy. This robust plant very resistant to stem rot. The heavy, tightly closed head and the well formed base make this variety ideal for both domestic and export markets. It has a medium tendency to bolt.
From February to August. Usually sown in seed beds for transplanting when plants have 4-5 leaves, at intervals of 16 inches with same distance between rows.
Direct or transplant from indoor
|Life Cycle||Days of Maturity||Sun Type||Spread||Max Height||Planting Time|
|Perennial plant||60-90 Days||Full to part||8 inches||12 inches||Early spring to early summer|
= Outside Sow Period
= Sow Indoors then Transplant seedlings
= Harvest Period
= Tunnel/Cloche Gardening