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Leafy Salad

Leafy Salad Range

Syngenta is a world-leading plant science company committed to promoting sustainable agriculture through innovative research and technology. We increase crop yield and quality by supplying market leading varieties and crop protection products.



Watergate Leafy Salad Syngenta

Benefits of Watergate

  • Iceberg for spring/autumn – in colder areas as well for summer production
  • Very well closed and flat base 
  • Flat and tight fitting ribs – less damage at packing
  • Good bolting tolerance
  • Strong against tipburn



Benefits of Challenge

  • One of the benchmark varieties in the industry
  • Summer harvest security
  • Flexibility around the time of harvest due to its excellent field standing ability
  • Suitable for dual purpose use – whole head or processing
  • Very strong against internal tipburn
  • Stress reliability in summer period
  • Performs on a broad range of soil types throughout the country


Benefits of Icecastle

  • Flexible and robust variety giving consistent results in a wide range of soil types
  • Uniform semi-domed heads are well covered by a dark green wrapper leaf
  • The shape, combined with smooth base ribs, results in a head that is easy to harvest and pack, for excellent whole head shelf presentation
  • Well layered and open internal structure also makes this variety an ideal processing choice
  • TBSV (Tomato bushy stunt virus) resistant


Benefits of Iceduke

  • Performs in all main soil types
  • Uniform head shape for ease of packing and presentation
  • Strong against external breakdown
  • Well layered internally ideal for fresh market, food service and processing
  • Good tipburn strength in relation to other spring varieties



Pivotal Romaine Syngenta salad

Benefits of Pivotal

  • Excellent bolting tolerance
  • Achieves good head weights
  • Strong against twisting



Benefits of Actina

  • Reliable medium-framed variety
  • Very high internal and external tip burn tolerance
  • Upright and well-filled heart
  • Dual purpose variety suitable for both retail and processing


Benefits of Bondena

  • High Downy Mildew resistance
  • Upright and Uniform
  • 18 cm mini romaine
  • Ideal partner with Rafael
  • • Strong against tip burn


Benefits of Merinos

  • Dark green Little Gem
  • Taller than Lunos (13.5 cm in trials)
  • Strong against tipburn
  • Full season production
  • Consistent shape



Benefits of Claragio

  • Good Spring & Autumn vigour
  • High Bremia resistance
  • Base shape reduces soil disease issues


Benefits of Crispagio

  • Strong tip burn tolerance
  • Stronger against twisting
  • Strong against external breakdown
  • Uniformity of individual heads and of crop
  • Can also be used as a romaine heart
  • Good tolerance to Bremia but not full resistance


Benefits of Kavalo

  • 4R Lollo Rossa
  • Excellent volume and good weight
  • Suitable for soil and soilless systems
  • Full season in northern areas


Benefits of Parole

  • Excellent quality and field holding
  • Average head weight with good bolting tolerance
  • Head fill good, non-compact
  • Good vigour in colder periods



Benefits of Bessie

  • Vigorous medium Frisee
  • Good volume improved field holding and weight compared to Jolie
  • Excellent bottom quality. 3D incised leaves with narrow veins


Benefits of Brillantes

  • Attractive presentation with strong contrast between the yellow heart and the green crown
  • Large leaf volume and weight
  • Clean base
  • Strong tolerance to bolting
  • Good variety for Spring, Summer and Autumn production


Benefits of Mendes

  • Good vigour
  • Excellent head weights in cold conditions
  • Clean base
  • Strong on bolting
  • Good internal blanch


Benefits of Pandie

  • Improved field holding through summer
  • Good internal blanch
  • Strong against tip burn
  • Excellent yield and head weights


Benefits of Terres

  • Homogeneous, good volume
  • Semi-erect for ease of harvest
  • Strong against necrosis
  • Higher yielding than Brillantes
  • Flexible leaves 

Baby Leaf


Benefits of Crispita II

  • High yielding when compared to standard baby green lettuce
  • Fully mildew resistant to Downy Mildew (Bl 16-31)
  • Good field holding
  • Suitable for both outdoor and protected production
  • Crispy and crunchy with sweet taste
  • Good shelf life


Benefits of Kerrita

  • Super dark red baby cos
  • Good leaf shape and colour
  • Good earliness
  • Strong processable leaf
  • Excellent field holding and yield
  • High downy mildew resistance



Benefits of El Tajin

  • Alternative resistance package to El Real and El Ruedo
  • Very thick leaves



Benefits of Acosta

  • Long production period
  • Strong resistance package
  • Smooth leaf, not too savoyed


Benefits of El Real

  • Dark green very upright variety especially for the baby leaf market
  • Strong colour, shiny glossy leaves
  • Flexible leaves for washing

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