Hard to find variety, this classic Italian heirloom produces large four lobed fruit with thick walls. You can harvest the fruit when green, but be patient and wait for it to further ripen to yellow, the flavour is out of this world. Heavy producers, this variety is a great choice for market gardeners.
Days to maturity: 75
Seed per pack: 25 seeds
Germination Rate: 92%
**********If seeds are on sale, it is because they are from a previous season**********
Crisp emerald green outer leaves and sweet flavour make this heritage variety a popular salad choice. Attractive uniformly shaped heads average 25 cm tall. Good resistance to bolting and tolerance to tip burn.
From Matchbox: A French heirloom, this variety originated with Norbert Perreira of Helliner, France. elongated cluster of deep orange, 4 oz fruit have a lovely sweet flavour and are well suited to drying and roasting. Another early variety, Jaune Flamme adds a nice colour contrast at the table, both dinner and market. Indeterminate.
Days to Maturity 70 -80
Seeds Per Pack 25 seeds
Germination Rate: 98%
*******If seeds are on sale, it is because they are from a previous season***********