Rouge d'Hiver - Lettuce

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Rouge d'Hiver lettuce is a beautiful and unique french heirloom that has large flat broad leaves. The leaves are sweet with a buttery texture, and the color varies from green to bronze to deep red. Rouge d'Hiver lettuce grows quickly and is very heat resistant. It is also cold resistant and will continue to grow even in cooler temperatures. 300mg ~ 300 seeds.

Plant seeds directly into the garden starting 4 weeks before average last frost date or as soon as the soil can be worked. You can also start seeds indoors 2-4 weeks before transplanting. Optimum soil temperature for seed germination is 50-70 degrees. Lettuce seed does not germinate well if soil temperature is above 80 degrees. Resume planting in late summer for a fall harvest. Lettuce is cold tolerant and will tolerate light to moderate frosts. Succession plantings every at 2 weeks intervals will provide a steady supply.

Scientific Name: Lactuca sativa
Days to Maturity: 45-75
Seed Depth: 1/4"
Days to Sprout: 6-10
Plant Spacing: 6-12"(head) 6-8"(leaf)
Row Spacing: 12-24"
Light Requirements: Sunny / Partial shade
Plant Height: 4-10"
Life Cycle: Annual
Frost Hardy: Yes

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