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 exceptional quality with added 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.