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A new introduction for the hydroponic production of lollo bionda lettuce, VERDE can be grown year round and produces highly uniform heads with outstanding colour. The leaves of VERDE are thick and crunchy forming voluminous heads of good size that suit sleeving or can be harvested loose. VERDE has a very high cut out rate and will perform well during the heat due to strong tolerance to the common summer ailments of bolting, tipburn and leaf bronzing. A well filled variety, VERDE consists of a high number of finely frilled leaves resulting in a dense head that presents well in a sleeve. 

Variety Features

Dark green colour
Large heads
Moderate vigour

Agronomic Considerations

Suitable for hydroponic production systems but can also be grown in the open field
Good tolerance to tipburn
Strong tolerance to bolting

Disease Resistances

High Resistance: BI:1-31/Nr:0

Market Segment

Fresh market
Available as untreated seed

Harvest Period

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

Pack Sizes

1M, 5M, 25M, 100M