TROPIC EARLY can form heads over 1.5 kg in tropical lowlands within 40-45 days after transplanting. In temperate areas, it is suitable for summer cropping. Heads are very firm, thick and very juicy; leaves are hairless. It is suitable for fresh consumption, frying and processing. In order to avoid bolting before forming heads, the variety should not be cultivated under continuous low temperatures. TROPIC EARLY has a high resistance to heat and is tolerant to Bacterial soft rot and Mosaic virus.