Description: Lettuce requires a cool environment. The average mean temperature for growth and better taste is 13-16°C. High temperature promotes seed stalk and causes a bitter taste of leaves. It performs well in sandy loam and silt loam soils.
|Seed Required||800-1000 gms|
|Fruit size||Height (15cms) x Spread (25cms)|
|Color||Vibrant red with frills.|
|Maturity period||the first harvest in 40-50 days then continous.|
a. Non-heartening Italian lettuce of excellent flavor.
b. Produces compact, loose heads of finely frilled leaves with colorful edges.
c. Average height: 13 to 15cms; average spread: 20 to 25cms.
d. Average weight: 500 to 700gms.
1. North: Mid Sep – Mid Nov (nursery beds).
2. South: Oct-Dec (nursery).