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Long time standard now for the Summer and early Autumn production of bagged iceberg lettuce, VEGAS is highly uniform resulting in fewer harvesting passes and a higher harvest recovery. A dark green Salinas type, VEGAS produces medium sized heads that are well filled with a low core and good tipburn tolerance under hot conditions. With a nice head shape and good colour the heads present well in the bag.

Variety Features

Medium heads
Small-medium frame
Summer and early Autumn harvest

Agronomic Considerations

Good tolerance to tipburn
Good tolerance to bolting

Disease Resistances

High Resistance: BI:1-27,29,31/Nr:0

Market Segment

Fresh market
Bagged market

Harvest Period

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

Pack Sizes

10M, 20M, 100M