DESCRIPTION: The fastest spring growth of any lettuce we have ever grown. Big, healthy, deep-green leaves catch spring sunlight and make it into salad! For spring mix, we suggest combining this with Black-Seeded Simpson and Bronze Arrow lettuces, and the greens Mizuna and Miner's Lettuce, plus Arugula and Chervil herb. p>
BOTANICAL NAME: Lactuca sativa
DAYS TO MATURITY: 45
SEEDS PER PACKET: 300
SOURCE CODE: O
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. Best flavor if growth is fast: ensure soil has adequate nitrogen, aeration, water, lime. In hot climates use shade cloth mid-day to keep plants cool, plant under taller crops, or locate in a spot with morning sun only. Succesion-sow every 3 weeks. Seeds that has been stored at temperatures over 80 degrees may need a week in the fridge before planting to ensure germination.
GROW BIOINTENSIVE® CULTURAL INFORMATION: Annual/ C, W/Matures 6-12/Harvest 1-3/Yield 135-540/Spacing 8-9"
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION : Easy to grow and tolerates winter cold
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