Tri-colored Romaine Lettuce Blend , or Cos Lettuce Blend is popular for great color variation and vigorous growth. These classic heirlooms are beautiful, tender, glossy with great heat and sun tolerance.
Rouge De Hiver – An extremely beautiful European heirloom, large flat broad leaves are sweet with a buttery texture, color varies from green to bronze to deep red, quick growing, very heat resistant if kept watered, cold resistant.
Dark Green Cos – A med-large self-closing type, with large, thick, dark-green, slightly crumpled leaves, self-blanching, upright 8-10 inch plants, finely savoyed, Great for home garden and local market.
Freckles – A beautiful, tender heirloom romaine, with light green leaves splashed with red, long standing.
Germination temperature: 60-70 deg. Approximately 22,400 seeds/oz, 500 seeds/750 mg pkt.
Planting and Care Sow these tiny seeds directly into loose, fertile garden soil with just enough soil covering to anchor the seeds, as soon as soil can be worked in spring. Keep moist until germination. Water regularly and fertilize lightly when plants are 3” (7.5 cm) tall. For continued production, sow seeds again in 3 weeks and again in late summer for a fall harvest. Row covers can be used to protect against late spring frosts and early frosts in the fall.
Harvest Snap or cut off individual outer leaves as needed or cut off the entire loose head at the base before the plant begins to bolt to seed.
Your Health Lettuce is rich in potassium and other minerals, fiber and moderate amounts of vitamin A, C and K and folic acid.
Light Full sun/Part Shade
Seed Depth 1/8 ” /3mm
Seed Spacing 1/2” / 12.7cm
Row Spacing 12-18”/31-46cm
Days to Sprout 2-10
Plant Spacing 4-8”/10-20cm
Days to Maturity 55-70
Net Wt per packet 750 mg (Approx. 500 seeds)