Italian looseleaf loved for its deep red, tightly curled leaves surrounding a bright green heart.
High Mowing Organic Seeds - Imagine growing a lettuce that the Pharaohs of Egypt may have eaten. Lolla Rossa is thought to have developed from wild lettuces and cultivated during the great Egyptian civilizations. An ideal baby leaf variety providing mild flavor and excellent loft, heft and color to salad mixes. Open heads are compact, slower growing and slower to bolt than other lettuces. Displayed field resistance to mildew in our trials.
Ideal baby leaf variety
Slow to bolt
30 days Baby, 55 days full size
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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