45 days. Oak-leaf type produces lustrous, deep red leaves. Very slow to bolt; the rich, red leaves and upright symmetrical form commend this one for market gardens as well as home gardeners who insist upon superior types. Also highly recommended for hydroponics cultivation and out-of-season low-tunnel production. Rare in this country, and very choice.
- 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.