DARK CRUNCH* GREEN BATAVIA LETTUCE
DARK CRUNCH* GREEN BATAVIA LETTUCE

DARK CRUNCH* GREEN BATAVIA LETTUCE

Regular price
R 200.00
Sale price
R 200.00

OUTSTANDING QUALITIES

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

Dark Crunch* is a new dark green Batavia type lettuce that forms part of the lettuce range at Sakata. The strikingly glossy dark green colour and the thinner shaped leaf makes this lettuce very unique. Extremely slow to bolt and holds well in the field. The vigorous growth pattern results in high yield potential. Dark Crunch* is suitable for year-round production in mild climatic conditions. The variety is very adaptable and can be planted in all production areas. Takes 50 – 60 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*: DARK CRUNCH*
KIND: Lettuce (Lactuca sativa L. var. capitata L)
TYPE: Green Batavia lettuce
MATURITY: Approximately 50 – 60 days from transplant to harvest
SEASON: Year-round production in mild climatic areas
HEAD SIZE: Medium to large
HEAD COLOUR: Dark green 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: Seldom suffer from tip-burn under conditions normally conducive to the disorder, very slow to bolt. Dark green glossy colour.

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