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Name: 'Red Romaine' Cos Lettuce 1765
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Teaser: Attractive appearance, crunchy texture and a nice buttery flavour.
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Attractive appearance, crunchy texture and a nice buttery flavour. Attractive green leaves are overlaid with deep burgundy colouring. Sweet, crisp heads are 30 cm (12") tall and rather loosely wrapped. A colourful addition to salads or mesclun mixes.

  • Packet $1.89
  • 25g  $6.55
  • 125g $16.50
  • 500g $33.00
  • 1kg $52.00

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Product Code 1765
How To Grow 880 seeds/gram Lettuce is a sun-loving cool weather crop that grows best in organic, well drained soil. Sow as soon as the soil can be worked in the spring, then every two weeks thereafter to ensure a continuous supply. Sow about 3 mm (1/8") deep in rows 45 cm (18") apart. Gradually thin seedlings to 15 cm (6") apart. An even supply of moisture during the entire growth period is imperative for success. Harvest by cutting the head off at the base just below the lower leaves. Once lettuce bolts (starts to produce a rapidly growing flower stem) leaves become bitter.
Life Cycle Annual or Biennial Harvested as an Annual
Propagation Sow Direct Every Two Weeks as Long As Weather Is Cool
Days to Emergence 7 to 10
Light Full Sun
Growth Habit Head Forming
Height Low to Medium %287%2E5 to 30 cm%29%283%22 to 12%22%29
Frost Tolerance Frost Tender
Days to Harvest 72
Degree of Difficulty Easy
Heritage Open Pollinated
Length of Row Packet One packet sows approximately 6 m (20') of row.
Family Name Asteraceae
Latin Lactuca sativa
 
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