SKILTON

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SKILTON is a green multileaf lettuce in the spikey style that is suitable for whole head and single leaf production. SKILTON produces very high numbers of uniform leaves that have a strong, crisp texture. SKILTON can be grown year round and is complementary to Budgee for growers looking to grow two varieties side by side. SKILTON has a narrower leaf profile when compared to Budgee. SKILTON has a full mildew package (BI:1-33) and Nasonovia resistance.

Variety Features

Medium-dark green
Medium to large sized heads
Medium vigour

Agronomic Considerations

Suitable for open field or hydroponic systems
Strong tolerance to tipburn
Strong tolerance to bolting

Disease Resistances

High Resistance: Bl:1-33, Nr:0
Intermediate Resistance: LMV:1

Market Segment

Fresh market/whole head production
Salad leaf
Available as untreated seed

Harvest Period

  • Jan
  • Feb
  • Mar
  • Apr
  • May
  • Jun
  • Jul
  • Aug
  • Sep
  • Oct
  • Nov
  • Dec