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
BOTANICAL NAME: Lactuca sativa
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