ROMAINE/COS 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.
FLASHY TROUT BACK Romaine/Cos Lettuce Seeds
(OP) 28 baby, 55 days full size
Uniquely beautiful, dark green, heirloom romaine lettuce, freely speckled in wine-red. Its crisp, buttery leaves deliver a superb, sweet, nutty flavor. Makes flavorful baby greens, or let mature into full-sized heads. Blanched hearts, butter-yellow marked purple-red, look like variegated chicory. Packet is 1 gram, about 800 seeds.
WINTER DENSITY Romaine/Cos Lettuce Seeds
(OP) 54 days
A dark green mini-romaine with heavy, compact 8-inch heads. Very frost and bolt resistant. It can be grown almost year round in many parts of the country. Mesclun growers are quite fond of Winter Density, it can frequently be found in their mixes. ½ gram is about 450 to 500 seeds.
JERICHO Romaine Lettuce Seeds
(OP) 55-60 daysOrganically Grown
This superb, very heat-tolerant Romaine/Cos variety produces very large 2 to 3 pound dense heads that don’t get tip burn and are slow to bolt. Sweet, crisp, bright apple green, sword-shaped leaves can also be harvested young.
How to Plant ROMAINE/COS 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.