Lettuce Leaf Red Velvet Organic HEIRLOOM Seeds

Lettuce Leaf Red Velvet Organic HEIRLOOM Seeds

Lactuca sativa

Item #3097

55 days. As you would a fine burgundy wine, savor the outstanding flavor and wonderful color of Red Velvet lettuce. One of the darkest red leaf lettuces you will find, the tops of the leaves are solid red while the backs are green, tinged with maroon for a lovely contrast.

This packet sows seven 10-foot rows.

Days to Emerge:
5-10 days

Seed Depth:

Seed Spacing:
A group of 4 seeds every 6"

Row Spacing:

When 1/2" tall, thin to 1 every 6"

When to sow outside: RECOMMENDED. 2 to 4 weeks before average last frost, and when soil temperatures are 60°–70°F. Successive Sowings: Every 3 weeks until 2 weeks before the first fall frost.

When to start inside: 4 to 6 weeks before average last frost, and in summer when soil temperatures are too warm (above 80°F) to germinate lettuce seed. In summer’s heat, plant in the afternoon shade of other crops.

Harvesting: Individual leaves can be harvested any time as desired. The whole plant can be sheared to 2" above ground level when plant is up to 8" in diameter; more leaves will be produced.

Artist: Donna Clement

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Lettuce Leaf Red Velvet Organic HEIRLOOM Seeds


Item #3097

0.75 grams

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