Germ 4-10 days
Described as a variety “slow to bolt”; is an understatement in our experience as it holds without bolting better than most. One year, we picked from the same planting the entire season. Very early variety and one of the most attractive lettuces with a very deep red color & impressively frilly leaves. Very pleasant taste. 300 seeds
Indoors- 3-4 weeks before planting outside. Sow 1/4” deep in cells with soil temps 55-70 degrees. Transplant out 8-12” apart.
Outdoors- Sow 1/4” “deep, 1” apart. Thin to 6-12”, depending on the size of lettuce you want from baby to full heads. Keep moist during germination.
Harvest- cut whole head at base or individual leaves before lettuce starts to bolts and becomes bitter in the heat and long days summer.
Tips- Plant into fertile soil with lots of organic matter and adequate water for optimum growth. Sow heavy seeded rows every 10-14 days for baby greens using the 1 oz. Pinetree Lettuce Mix for a season long supply of lettuce.