LOOSE-LEAF LETTUCE SEEDS
Lettuce is a cool weather crop that is be planted in the spring as early the ground can be worked and then sown at two week intervals through late spring or early summer depending on the climate. Fall crops can be begun in mid-summer in cool areas - or late summer in hot climates. Loose-leaf varieties are thinned to 4 inches apart, romaine and head lettuce to 1-foot apart.
SAMANTHA Loose-Leaf Lettuce Seeds
A crisp, deep red oak leaf lettuce with a compact, lime green heart and delicious flavor.
FINE CUT OAK Loose-Leaf Lettuce Seeds
Deeply lobed and pointed, mint green leaves blushed with pink are perfect for salads and remarkably cold tolerant.
RED SAILS Loose-Leaf Lettuce Seeds
(OP) 52 days
A fast growing green and red ruffled leaf lettuce which has a crispy texture and mild flavor. The most heat tolerant red leaf lettuce, it can be grown throughout the year in many climates. All-America Selection Winner. Packet is ½ gram, about 400-500 seeds.
DARK RED LOLLO ROSSA Loose-Leaf Lettuce Seeds
(OP) 53 days
A compact deep red ruffled leaf lettuce which has a crispy texture and mild flavor. Color is much darker than regular Lollo Rossa. An extremely heat tolerant red leaf lettuce, it can be grown throughout the year in many climates.
NEW RED FIRE Loose-Leaf Lettuce Seeds
(OP) 55 days
Large, heavy heads of brightly colored, frilly leaves edged in dark red. Easy to grow, plants are slow bolting and disease resistant. Packet is ½ gram, about 400 seeds.
BLACK SEEDED SIMPSON Loose-Leaf Lettuce Seeds
(OP) 45 days
For over 100 years, Black Seeded Simpson lettuce has been providing home gardeners and market farmers with consistent crops of superb quality lettuce. Long-bearing crops of succulent light emerald green, ruffled leaves are suitable for spring, early summer, and fall plantings.
How to Plant LOOSE LEAF LETTUCE Seeds
Sow seed in cell packs or flats, press into soil and cover lightly. Kept at 65° F., germination averages 7-14 days. Can direct sow into prepared seed beds 1 inch apart in rows 12-18 inches apart. Thin to 4-12 inches apart.