es28 (Lactuca sativa)
Because of its red colour this iceberg lettuce stands apart from the regular varieties. Solid heads of medium size, attractive dark red cover leaves. Very tolerant of heat, bolts late.
Leaf colour: red-brown, green on inside
Type: Iceberg lettuce
Temperature requirements: frost-sensitive
Nutrient requirements: medium
Recommended crop rotation: 3-4 years
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.