Rouge D’Hiver Lettuce (Lactuca sativa)
This beautiful French romaine has a dark green base and scads of burgundy leaves. Bright, slightly sweet flavor with a tender-crisp bite. Delicious at maturity but often picked as a baby lettuce. Red color intensifies with cooler temperatures.
- 250 seeds minimum
- Germination: 7-14 days
- Maturity: 70 days
- Direct sow 1/8-1/4" deep in full sun/partial shade as soon as soil can be worked.
- Plant seeds 1" apart; rows 12" apart; thin seeds to 8-10" apart.
- Sow every 2-3 weeks for ongoing harvest.