Organic Lolla Rossa Lettuce, 3100 BC Heirloom (5,000 years old)

$3.25 $3.75 -14% OFF

Organic Lolla Rossa Lettuce, 3100 BC Heirloom (5,000 years old)

$3.25 $3.75 -14% OFF
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Product description

The Seed Savers Exchange - Beautiful magenta leaves with tiny frills, light green bases. Mild flavor. Small 5-8" leaves. Excellent for cut-and-come-again lettuce when thickly sown. The leaves make a wonderful garnish. Looseleaf, 55 days. ±37,000 seeds/oz. 

Lollo Rossa is believed to be from the ancient Roman days and was gifted to Cleopatra.  It was a beloved lettuce 5,000 years ago and still is today. A true heirloom that is timeless.

Characteristics: 

  • Organic
  • Magenta leaves with tiny frills
  • Leaves grow to 5-8 inches
  • Looseleaf and cut-and-come-again
  • 55 days
  • 250 seeds per packet 

Instructions - Sow continuously for a constant supply of lettuce. Best grown in cooler weather. Plant in full sun or partial shade.

Direct Seed 1" apart

Plant 1/4" deep

Germinate 7-14 days

Thin 6-8" apart

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