ELISA BUTTER HEAD LETTUCE

OUTSTANDING QUALITIES

  • MEDIUM TO DARK GREEN LEAVES
  • WIDELY ADAPTABLE
  • MEDIUM LARGE HEADS
  • SLOW TO BOLT

Elisa is a fast-growing butter head lettuce that matures within 65 to 75 days from transplant. Elisa produces high quality heads with medium to dark green, thick leaves. Heads are medium to large in size, depending on plant spacing. Elisa can be used in hydroponic systems as well as in open field production. Good heat and cold tolerance and slow to bolt.

SPECIAL VARIETAL REQUIREMENTS

  • Widely adapted, except in extreme heat or cold conditions
  • Contact your area representative for a sowing guide

CHARACTERISTIC*: ELISA
KIND: 
Lettuce (Lactuca sativa L. var. capitata L.)
TYPE: Butter head
MATURITY: Approximately 65 – 75 days from transplant to harvest
SEASON: All year round, except for extreme heat or cold conditions
HEAD SIZE: Medium-large
HEAD COLOUR: Medium to dark green
BUTT CORE: Medium
HEAD SOLIDITY: Medium to good
BOLTING REACTION: Slow
UNIFORMITY: Very good
LEAF COVER: Fair to good
MARKETS / END USE: Novelty, pillow pack and home garden
POPULATION GUIDE:
Hydroponic production: 80 000 – 100 000 plants final stand per ha (30 cm in row, 30 cm between rows).
Open field production: 70 000 – 80 000 plants final stand per ha (30 cm in row, 60 cm between rows)
SPECIAL FEATURES: Good internal quality and buttery texture makes for a very appealing end product