Head ice lettuce "May Queen" ("Regina di Maggio") - Lactuca sativa L.
Medium-early fertile "iceberg" type lettuce variety, which is grown in greenhouses and outdoors, it’s seedlings start to sprout when soil is +4˚C warm.
Grow within 70-75 days after germination. When true leaves start to grow, the seedlings are pricked every 30x30 cm.
This variety grows best in humous, permeable soil and grows poorly in shade. Loafs are medium-sized, crunchy with snipped leaf edges.
Eng.: Lettuce-head. Suom.: Keräsalaatti. Sven.: Drivsallat. Bot.: Lactuca sativa L. var. capitata.