TAINA CRISP HEAD LETTUCE

OUTSTANDING QUALITIES

  • ADAPTED TO SUB-TROPICAL AREAS
  • GLOSSY GREEN LEAVES
  • SLOW TO BOLT
  • WARM SEASON PRODUCTION 

Taina is a crisp head lettuce that is particularly suited for warm season production. Taina has a maturity of 60 to 65 days from transplant. Plants are uniform, vigorous with good overall head cover. Taina produces heads that are medium-large, firm and have a medium dark green colour. Taina is slow to bolt.

SPECIAL VARIETAL REQUIREMENTS

  • Excellent results are normally achieved for harvest throughout the warm season
  • Contact your area representative for a sowing guide

CHARACTERISTIC*: TAINA
KIND: Lettuce (Lactuca sativa L.var.capitataL.)
TYPE: Crisp head/Iceberg
MATURITY: Approximately 60 – 65 days from transplant to harvest
SEASON: Warm season production
HEAD SIZE: Medium-large
HEAD COLOUR: Medium dark green
BUTT CORE: Medium
HEAD SOLIDITY: Very good
BOLTING REACTION: Slow
UNIFORMITY: Very good
LEAF COVER: Fair to good
MARKETS / END USE: Pre-pack and box market
POPULATION GUIDE:
Hydroponic production: 80 000 – 100 000 plants/ha (30 cm in row, 30 cm between rows)
Open field production: 45 000 – 80 000 plants/ha (30 cm in row, 60 cm between rows)
SPECIAL FEATURES: Warm season production. Very solid head, early maturing, slow to bolt