Market garden quality. Resistant to greenfly and partially to false mildew. Produces medium early heads. Can be cultivated over a fairly long period and does run to seed quickly. The heads keep longer when cooled. Sow as of February in a greenhouse, and as of mid March can be sown directly in final spot in garden. Thin out liberally and keep sufficiently moist in dry weather. Lettuce can be sown in very cold weather (> 10ºC).