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ks16
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100 pills
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KING OF MAY

ks16 (Lactuca sativa)

Classic butterhead variety with light green leaves, red-tinged along the edges. Reliable variety for spring cultivation.

Leaf colour: light green, red sprinkles
Colour: green
Type: spring
Temperature requirements: medium
Nutrient requirements: medium
Recommended crop rotation: 3 years

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Explanations

ProSpecieRara: This variety has been awarded by ProSpecieRara as a rare or old variety. ProSpecieRara is a foundation dedicated to preserving the diversity of rare plant varieties. In long-term cooperation with ProSpecieRara, Sativa is active in the important preservation and cultivation of these traditional varieties.

Pelleted seeds (pills). The seeds are coated with mineral fillers. The aim is to standardise size and shape to facilitate (technical) sowing. The biocompatible pills are sold per piece.

Conservation Breeding: For this variety Sativa practices conservation breeding in Rheinau. To ensure high-quality varieties, they must be maintained. They are regularly replicated and selected by their positive characteristics. In doing so the varieties are continually improved and adapted to growing conditions.