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Compact, hardy, French butterhead-type lettuce that was introduced in 1855. Crunchy green leaves are blushed in reddish- brown color. Plants require little space when growing, and are perfect for fall plantings. Hard to find in America.
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7 out of 7 people found the following review helpful:
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-Southern Louisiana-I planted this in early October and got almost 100% germination within 2 weeks. It's been growing prolifically with little help from me for the last 3 months, I planted very close together and have been gradually thinning/eating as it
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2 Jan 2011
4 out of 4 people found the following review helpful:
I grew this all through fall '09 and it did great through several frosts for fresh Thanksgiving lettuce and even after that through December. I tried some this spring, but it was not as vibrant although it liked the cool rainy days. I will definitely grow this again in the fall and probably thereafter.
25 May 2010
9 out of 9 people found the following review helpful:
This lettuce shares an 8x4 raised bed with the Lollo Rosa lettuce. I start harvesting the lettuce before it reaches maturity and it keeps giving from November through April in our hot desert. The yield is abundant. It tastes wonderful and make a beautiful looking salad. We use little or no dressing, it tastes that good.
By Farmer Frog
4 Jan 2010
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