Commercial Hydroponic Lettuce Growing: Hearting Varieties
Growth from seedling to maturity, local climate will effect this, but generally 4-6 weeks in summer and 6-8 weeks in winter.
Each hearting lettuce will cost approximately 40c each to produce. This includes all farm inputs from seed to market.
The market average can vary greatly however, it would be safe to budget on a market value of .75c each.
Other crops suited
Other crops suited to this system will include all lettuce varieties, also all herb varieties and chinese vegetables e.g. Fancy Lettuce (mignonette, coral, butter etc)
Commercial Hydroponic Lettuce Growing: Fancy Lettuce
Each fancy lettuce will cost between 30-40 cents to produce. This includes all farm input from seed to market.
Market AverageMarket average is approximately . 70c per head.
Other Crops SuitedAll small or fancy lettuce varieties and most short term herbs.
Hydroponic Salad Vegetables
Perhaps some of the most versatile and easy to grow plants in hydroponic systems are lettuce and the huge range of salad greens we have available these days... read the full article at Maximum Yield.
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