Hot weather resistant
A robust-growing lettuce, resisting hot, dry weather and slow to run to seed. Tightly folded, blanched white heads. Sow March-July. Row 15m (50'). Summer crisphead variety. Maturing time approximately 10-14 weeks from sowing.
Sow outdoors from March-July at fortnightly intervals to ensure a regular supply. Sow in rows 30cm (1') apart and 1.25cm (½") deep and thin the plants to 23-30cm (9-12") apart. For over-wintered supplies choose 'Valdor' and sow seed outdoors late August-early September. For growing in a greenhouse during winter choose the varieties 'Rosetta' or 'Valdor'.
Aftercare - Easy:True
Aftercare - Moderate:False
Aftercare - High:False
Likes Acidic Soil:False
Beds & Borders:True
Grows in Sun or Partial Shade:True
Large heads of crisp texture with blanched white hearts. HEALTH BENEFITS: Source of beta-carotene/vitamin A (For growth, healthy hair, skin, bones, teeth and eyes as well as resistance to respiratory infections) - especially darker green leaves. Reputed to have a sedative effect.