This Romaine Lettuce mix is a tri-color blend of equal parts of the heirloom lettuces Silvia, Vivian, and Freckles. Silvia has sweet tender hearts and striking burgundy leaves. Vivian is a medium green romaine noted for its texture which is similar to a Bibb type lettuce. Freckles is a tender, long-standing bi-color romaine. The seeds are not color coded.
Lettuce – Tricolored Romaine Mix – Lactuca sativa
Soil and Water: Lettuce likes rich, well-drained, loose soil. Keep the plants moist, not waterlogged. Frequent short watering is best.
Planting and Growing: Start seeds indoors 4 weeks before transplanting outside, or sow seed directly as soon as the soil is workable. Make successive plantings every 10-14 days for a continuous harvest. In mild climates, lettuce can be sown from spring through fall.
Harvesting and Storage: Harvest by cutting whole head at the soil line. Harvest when they are at a good size, but while they are still young and tender.
- Soil Temperature: 45-65°F
- Planting Depth: 1/4″
- Germination: 7 Days
- Height At Maturity: 6″-12″
- Sun/Shade: Full Sun
- Spacing After Thinning: 12″
- Approx Seeds per Pack: 250 Seeds
Product image via: Peaceful Valley Farm Supply