Lettuce, Merveille des Quatre Saisons
48 days. (Marvel of Four Seasons)The famous French butterhead that is a standard for flavor and quality! A true marvel both in the kitchen and the vegetable patch. A pre-1885 heirloom; crisp and tender. The fine-flavored leaves have a reddish color. This lettuce is becoming quite popular again and for good reason! The Marvel of Four Seasons can be grown almost year round in many locations. The ruby-rose leaves form a distinctly attractive rosette head, but can also be enjoyed as young baby greens.
- 4-8 hours of Sun
- Sprouts in 7-10 Days
- Ideal Temperature: 60-80 Degrees F
- Seed Depth: 1/4"
- Plant Spacing: 8"
- Frost Hardy: Yes
- Lactuca sativa
Growing Tips: Sow in thick bands for baby greens or space farther apart for head lettuce. Best grown as a spring or fall crop in most areas.