Lettuce Leaf Lolla Rossa Organic HEIRLOOM  Seeds

Lettuce Leaf Lolla Rossa Organic HEIRLOOM Seeds

Lactuca sativa

Item #3165

53 days. This lettuce is so enticing you’ll want to find a way to use it every day! The leaves are deeply curled, with very frilly, rosy-red blushed edges; an ideal variety to grow for salad mixes that adds a splash of color, texture and volume.

This packet sows seven 10-foot rows.

Days to Emerge:
5-10 days

Seed Depth:
1/8"

Seed Spacing:
A group of 4 seeds every 6"

Row Spacing:
6"

Thinning:
When 1" tall, thin to 1 every 6"

When to sow outside: RECOMMENDED. 2 to 4 weeks before average last frost, and when soil temperature is 60°–70°F. Successive Sowings: Every 3 weeks until 2 weeks before the first fall frost. In USDA zone 8 or warmer, also sow in fall for winter harvest.

When to start inside: 4 to 6 weeks before average last frost, and in summer when soil temperature outside is too warm (above 80°F) to germinate lettuce seed. In summer’s heat, grow 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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