MAIRA RED OAK LETTUCE

OUTSTANDING QUALITIES

  • WIDELY ADAPTED
  • TRIPLE RED OAK
  • VERY GOOD UNIFORMITY
  • SLOW TO BOLT

Maira is a triple red oak leaf variety that is very well adapted to open field as well as hydroponic production. Holding ability is very good with a mild flavour. Maira can be grown all year round in areas with mild winter and summer climatic conditions. Avoid extreme heat conditions. The rosette is medium to small in size.

SPECIAL VARIETAL REQUIREMENTS

  • Widely adapted for year-round productions in mild climatic areas.
  • Does not tolerate extreme hot and cold conditions very well
  • Contact your area representative for a sowing guide

CHARACTERISTIC*: MAIRA
KIND: Lettuce (Lactuca sativa L. var. capitata L.)
TYPE: Red oak lettuce
MATURITY: Takes approximately 30 – 40 days from transplant to harvest
SEASON: Year round production
HEAD SIZE: Small to Medium
HEAD COLOUR: Triple red colour
BUTT CORE: Small
HEAD SOLIDITY: Loose
DISEASE: 
BOLTING REACTION: Slow
UNIFORMITY: Very good
LEAF COVER: Good
MARKETS / END USE: Suitable for hydroponic production, used in pillow packs for variation in colour and taste
POPULATION GUIDE:
Hydroponic production: 65 000 plants/ha
Open field production: 55000 plants final stand per ha
SPECIAL FEATURES: Very dark red oak leaf, can be grown under protection and open field