SUPREME PLUS ICEBERG LETTUCE

OUTSTANDING QUALITIES

  • WIDELY ADAPTABLE
  • MEDIUM TO LARGE HEADS
  • VERY GOOD UNIFORMITY
  • SLOW TO BOLT

Supreme Plus is a variety for spring, summer and early autumn production. The heads have a flat neat shape with a small core. Tipburn tolerance in this variety is considered to be excellent. Heads are medium to large, making this variety perfectly suited to pre-packing as well as for the box market. Supreme Plus has a good disease resistance package.

SPECIAL VARIETAL REQUIREMENTS

  • Widely adapted for spring, summer and early autumn productions
  • Contact your area representative for a sowing guide

CHARACTERISTIC*: SUPREME PLUS
KIND: Lettuce (Lactuca sativa L.var.capitataL.)
TYPE: Iceberg lettuce
MATURITY: Approximately 55 – 60 days from transplant to harvest
SEASON: Spring, summer to early autumn
HEAD SIZE: Medium to large
HEAD COLOUR: Light green to green
DISEASE:
High resistance: Bremia lactucae races 1-4
BUTT CORE: Flat neat butt with small core
HEAD SOLIDITY: Good
BOLTING REACTION: Slow
UNIFORMITY: Very good
MARKETS / END USE: Pre-pack and box market
POPULATION GUIDE:
Hydroponic production: 55 000 plants/ha
Open field production: 55 000 plants/ha
SPECIAL FEATURES: Perfectly suited to spring, summer and early autumn production