Days To Maturity : 60
Germination Days : 2-15
Planting Depth : 1/4
Seed Code : GB
Seeds Per Packet : 300
Spacing : 10
When To Plant : Late summer
When To Plant : Early spring
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Grandpa Admire's Lettuce VLE-4193



Large red/green heads

hold their sweet flavor even in extreme heat.

In 1977, 90-year-old Chloe Lowry gave The Seed Saver's Exchange the lettuce she got from her grandfather, George Admire, who was a Civil War veteran.
BOTANICAL NAME: Lactuca sativa


Start in flats or direct seed. Fertile, composted soil that's loose, not too acid, well-drained, and in good tilth with adequate nitrogen and moisture promotes fast growth and best flavor. In hot climates plant on east side of tall plants or buildings to eliminate hot afternoon sun, or use shadecloth. Bred for intense heat - slow bolting. If pkt has been stored above 85 degrees, refrigerate 1 week for better germination. Plant every 2 to 3 wks for continuous harvest. 300 seeds.
GROW BIOINTENSIVE® CULTURAL INFORMATION: C, W/Matures 11-13/Harvest 1-3/Yield 135-540/Spacing 8-9" or 12"ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: Tolerates hot weather

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