CARMIM* RED BATAVIA LETTUCE
CARMIM* RED BATAVIA LETTUCE

CARMIM* RED BATAVIA LETTUCE

Regular price
R 200.00
Sale price
R 200.00

OUTSTANDING QUALITIES

  • DARK RED COLOUR
  • VIGOROUS GROWER
  • UNIFORM LEAF SHAPE AND SIZE
  • EXTREMELY SLOW TO BOLT

Carmim* is a new dark red Batavia type lettuce that forms part of Sakata’s lettuce range. The significant glossy burgundy coloured leaves make this variety quite unique. Carmim* has a lovely texture and can be considered a vigorous grower. The deep red colour creates the perfect contrast needed in pre-pack lettuce end-products. Suitable to year-round production in mild climatic conditions. Carmim* is very adaptable and can be planted in all production areas. Takes 55 –  65 days to mature after transplanting seedlings.

SPECIAL VARIETAL REQUIREMENTS

  • Contact your area representative for a sowing guide
  • Don’t plant in times of frost and very high temperatures

DESCRIPTION

CHARACTERISTIC*: CARMIM*
KIND: Lettuce (Lactuca sativa L. var. capitata L)
TYPE: Red Batavia lettuce
MATURITY: Approximately 55 – 65 days from transplant to harvest
SEASON: Year-round production in mild climatic areas
HEAD SIZE: Medium to large
HEAD COLOUR: Dark red colour
ATTACHMENT: Small
DISEASE: 
BOLTING REACTION: Very slow
UNIFORMITY: Very good
MARKETS / END USE: Novelty, pillow pack and home garden
POPULATION GUIDE:
Hydroponic production: 80 000 – 100 000 plants/ha (30 cm in row, 30 cm between rows)
Open field production: 70 000 – 80 000 plants/ha (30 cm in row, 60 cm between rows)
SPECIAL FEATURES: Dark red glossy colour – almost burgundy. Slow to bolt.  The perfect companion to green lettuce for pre-packs/pillow packs.

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