DESCRIPTION: Widely recognized as the very best-tasting romaine lettuce, this old English heirloom has never gotten the popularity it deserves. We are hoping that gardeners will now have a chance to discover its rich, sweet, and nutty flavor. Glossy green and bronze leaves are crisp and juicy. Kids love the flavor. p>
BOTANICAL NAME: Lactuca sativa
DAYS TO MATURITY: 60
SEEDS PER PACKET: 300
SOURCE CODE: GB
GERMINATION DAYS: 2-15
WHEN TO PLANT: Cool-weather, early-spring, late summer, mild winter
PLANTING DEPTH: 1/4"
GROWING INSTRUCTIONS: Start in flats or direct seed. Cold frames extend season. Fertile, composted soil that is loose, not too acid,well-drained , and in good tilth with adequate nitrogen and moisture promotes fast growth for best flavor. Slow to bolt, but in hot climates site plants where they will get morning sun only, like the east side of a house or to the north of taller crops. Or use shade cloth mid day to keep plants cool. Good for autumn sowing. Plant every three weeks for continuous harvest.
GROW BIOINTENSIVEŽ CULTURAL INFORMATION: C, W, H/Matures 6-13/Harvest 1-3/Yield 135-540/Spacing 10-12"
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