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Vitalis Seed Catalogue USA and Canada 2021

Index Lettuce Dillon

Index Lettuce Dillon Paonia Milagro Iceberg Dillon An iceberg with excellent uniformity and small head size, Dillon has strong internal structure and fill. The exterior frame and wrap leaves have small ribs, and stand out for their dark green color. Head size and weight will increase in hot weather, performing best in late summer and early fall. Excellent resistance to downy mildew. Resistances: HR: Bl:16-36EU/1-9US/Nr:0/Pb. Paonia new! Paonia is an adaptable iceberg that has performed well in trials across the country. The variety is fast to mature to a medium size head with excellent internal fill. Paonia has a high round shape, small core and V-shaped base, which allows for ease of harvest and helps to prevent basal rot. Adaptable for fresh market production and processing. Resistances: HR: Bl:16-29,31,32,34,36EU/1-9US/Nr:0/Pb/TBSV. I IR: Ss. Green Butterhead Milagro Milagro is a medium green butterhead with excellent leaf gloss, a large frame and impressive weight that is ideal for processing and carton packs. With good flexibility for full season production and improved mildew resistance, Milagro offers solid performance for multiple applications. Resistances: HR: Bl:16-35EU/1-9US/Nr:0/TBSV. I IR: LMV:1. Mirlo A voluminous bright green butterhead with glossy leaves, a well-filled heart and a flat base. Mirlo has medium weight, is easy to peel and very strong against internal tipburn. Broad adaptability with excellent performance throughout the season. Resistances: HR: Bl:16-28,30-32EU/1-9US/Nr:0/Pb/TBSV. I IR: LMV:1. Mirlo HR: High resistance I IR: Intermediate resistance For explanation of codes of resistances, see page 43-45. 5

Index Lettuce Alkindus Marciano Roxy Red Butterhead Alkindus Alkindus has slightly savoyed leaves and excellent downy mildew and red aphid resistance. With a medium head size, Alkindus has a beautiful dark red color and is suitable for full season production. Excellent fill and good field holding capacity. Resistances: HR: Bl:16-26,28,32EU/1-9US/Nr:0/TBSV. I IR: LMV:1. Marciano Our newest red butterhead has been a standout in trials thanks to its impressive disease package, especially downy mildew resistance. Marciano is a more compact variety with good internal fill. Outer leaves are smooth, with an eye-catching deep burgundy red color, and contrast beautifully with the fresh green interior. Resistances: HR: Bl:16-36EU/1-9US/Nr:0/TBSV. I IR: LMV:1. Roxy An outstanding red butterhead variety due to its brilliant leaf color and field performance. Roxy has an open, loose head with delicate leaves that are slightly blistered. This variety offers a nice base and strong tipburn tolerance, and is slow to bolt. Resistances: HR: Bl:16,21,23,32EU/1-6US. Redleaf Red Mist Red Mist is a redleaf lettuce with a long planting window. Its V-shaped base helps prevent basal rot and packs well. Excellent weight for a redleaf with cores that stay low, Red Mist is slower to bolt and holds its shape well compared to other varieties in its class. Resistances: HR: Bl:16-26,28,32EU/1-9US. I IR: Ss. Red Mist HR: High resistance I IR: Intermediate resistance For explanation of codes of resistances, see page 43-45. 6

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