Dark green, stands well in hot weather, shipped extensively from deep south, dark-green thick glossy savoyed blistered crumpled leaves, vigorous semi-upright leaves. Approx. 39- 48 days.Cultural data: field planting
Growing season: Cool season
Days to maturity: 45 days
Germination relative to soil temperature: Optimum 45-70ºF.
Cultural information: Sow in spring as soon as the ground is ready. Sow seeds about every 10 days for a continuous crop.
Seed count: Approx. 2,800 seeds/oz. or 45,000 seeds/lb. Projected seed usage: 1 oz. per 100 ft. row, 12-25 pounds per acre.
Diseases and pests: Downy Mildew - choose resistant varieties.
Harvesting: Cut entire bunch or individual leaves for salad. Pick oldest leaves to delay bolting.