The Living Seed Company -This French butterhead lettuce, is known as the Marvel of Four Seasons. With its ability to be harvested virtually in all four seasons and the colors that it embody the four seasons while thriving in a range of climates.
This pre-1885 French heirloom was also featured in Vilmorin’s 1885 book The Vegetable Garden. It was first introduced to the Americans during a PBS series called “The Victory Garden.”
It is known for its signature butterhead shape boasting the appearance of a bibb-type rosette with an array of beautiful colors ranging in bronze, gold, red and green. Revealing ruby toned leaves encompass a tightly folded green hearts. Its dark color develops on cooler spring or autumn weather, but its texture always remains crisp and its taste unforgettable.
This vigorous plant is easy to grow and that thrives throughout the year. Butterhead, 40-70 days.
Cold- and heat-tolerant
Instructions - Sow continuously for a constant supply of lettuce. Plant in full sun or partial shade.
Sow Seed 1" apart
Plant 1/4" deep
Germinate 7-14 days
Thin 6-10" apart
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