Large sweet dark green heading type, wrinkled leaves with firm crisp white heart, slow bolting. Sow spring, autumn and excellent summer variety. 64-87 days.
One of oldest, most popular salad vegetables, spread from India in ancient times and enjoying a resurgence. Varieties available for all seasons. Mostly dislikes very hot conditions and will tolerate some shade. Rich well drained soil. Best on near neutral soils. 600-1000 seeds per gram