Previously known as HMX7579 - Batavia for the baby leaf market but can also be used for mini and full sized heads. Suggested alternative to Loma.
Cultural data: field planting
Growing season: cool season
Days to maturity: determined by variety average 50 days
Germination relative to soil temperature: optimum 40-75ºF.
Cultural information: can be sown directly into the ground as soon as soil can be worked, or indoors and then transplant.
Plant in rows 12"-18" apart, 1" between seeds.
Diseases and pests: mildew problems can be avoided by proper spacing and variety selection.
Harvesting: cut for full heads or for individual leaves.
"MI" means Mosaic Indexed - zero cases of Mosaic virus found in 30,000 plants.