Solid Heart is a new romaine variety that is Tomato Bushy Stunt Virus resistant and has tolerance to Corky Root Rot. Solid Heart exhibits a very high tolerance to Tip- Burn and Fringe-Burn and has excellent bolting tolerance under extremely high Temperatures.
Solid Heart possesses a solid midrib and has a yellow interior with excellent texture, giving it a strong shipping quality. Solid Heart has an impressive weight when compared to most romaine types. This variety may be used for Fresh, Processor, Hearts and/or whole leaf markets with great quality and weight.
Solid Heart matures 2-3 days later than Solid King. Compare with Valley heart, Rubicon, Caesar, King Henry, Sunbelt, PIC 714. *Recommended spacing 10” - 12” , *Solid Heart needs good field rotation. *Solid Heart performs better in lighter and DG soils.