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Red Sails Lettuce

Long-Lasting Bronze Leaves


A favorite for salads and garnishes. Deep bronze-red, crinkly leaves have mild, bitter-free flavor. A pretty partner for green-leaf varieties. 40 DAYS.
  • Zone 3 - 9.
  • Height 6 - 8 inches.
  • Germination 7- 10 days.
  • Shade Required Full sun.

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  • Botanical Name: Lactuca sativa 'Red Sails'; Family: Asteraceae (Daisy Family)
  • Height: 6 - 8 inches.
  • Spacing: 4 - 6 inches between plants, 12 - 18 inches between rows.
  • Depth: 1/8 inch deep. Make sure the seed is not covered (needs light to germinate). Keep the soil moist.maintain temperature in medium of 65 - 70 degrees.
  • Spread: 8 inches.
  • Sun/Shade: Full sun.
  • Yield: 50 lbs. per 100 foot row.
  • Foliage: Sweet, large, crumpled, crinkly, bronze-red ruffled and deeply lobed leaves.
  • Fruit: Sweet, large, crumpled, crinkly, bronze-red ruffled and deeply lobed leaves.
  • Days To Maturity: 40 days.
  • Form: Annual.
  • Soil Requirements: Rich, moist, well-drained soil.pH 6.0 - 6.8.Make sure the seed is not covered (needs light to germinate). Keep the soil moist
  • Growth Rate: Medium to fast growth rate.
  • Seed Count: Approximately 1,000 seeds per packet., 1/2 oz. is approximately 12,000 seeds.
  • Comments: Slow bolting for a red variety. Early. Holds color well. Mild, bitter-free flavor. Six times the Vitamin A and three times the Vitamin C as supermarket lettuce. Can be planted year round.

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