Vle 4120 dsc 0158 web
Days To Maturity : 60-70
Germination Days : 2-15
Planting Depth : 1/4
Seed Code : GB
Seeds Per Packet : 300
Spacing : 9-12
When To Plant : Summer
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Ben Shemen Butterhead... VLE-4120



Summer butterhead type

from Israel, bred to be slow-bolting and maintain quality in intense heat.

Large, dark-green, compact heads that are very sweet.

A staple at our research garden, which gets consecutive weeks of summer temps in the 100's day after day. BOTANICAL NAME: Lactuca sativa


Start in flats or direct seed. Fertile, composted soil that is loose, not to acid, well drained and in good tilth with adequate nitrogen and moisture promotes fast growth for best flavor. In hot climates plant on the East side of tall plants or buildings to eliminate hot afternoon sun, or use shadecloth. Bred for intense heat - slow bolting. Good for late spring planting and Southern gardens. Plant every 3 weeks for continuous harvest. GROW BIOINTENSIVE® CULTURAL INFORMATION: Annual/ C, W/Matures 11-13/Harvest 1-3/Yield 135-540/Spacing 9-12" ADDITIONAL INFORMATION :Tolerates hot weather

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