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SKU
ls12

GRASSE DE MORGES

ls12 (Lactuca sativa var. romana)

Robust variety with fine, tender leaves, with a tinge of red at the edges. Vigorous growth, forms large heads. Ready for harvest ca. 10 days after St. Blaise.

Leaf colour: light-green with reddish rim
Colour: red
Type: early summer to autumn
Temperature requirements: low
Nutrient requirements: medium
Recommended crop rotation: 3 years

Sowing calendar

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Indoor sowing
0 0 1 1
1 1 1 1
1 1 1 1
1 1 1 1
1 1 1 1
0 0 0 0
0 0 0 0
0 0 0 0
0 0 0 0
0 0 0 0
0 0 0 0
0 0 0 0
Outdoor sowing
0 0 0 0
0 0 0 0
1 1 1 1
1 1 1 1
1 1 1 1
1 1 1 1
1 1 0 0
0 0 0 0
0 0 0 0
0 0 0 0
0 0 0 0
0 0 0 0
Harvest
0 0 0 0
0 0 0 0
0 0 0 0
0 0 0 0
1 1 1 1
1 1 1 1
0 0 0 0
0 0 1 1
1 1 1 1
1 1 0 0
0 0 0 0
0 0 0 0

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.