Lettuce Apache

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Lettuce “Apache” (Lactuca sativa), a stunning glossy dark red variety producing a large head of loose rosettes consisting of broad, slightly oval leaves with frizzed edges.  The variety covers a wide flavour palette with the centre of a rosette having a tender, almost sweet taste, while the outer leaves are more savoury. Can be grown from spring to early winter with its thick leaves and slow bolting habit.

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Lettuce Apache

Lettuce “Apache” (Lactuca sativa), a stunning glossy dark red variety producing a large head of loose rosettes consisting of broad, slightly oval leaves with frizzed edges.  The variety covers a wide flavour palette with the centre of a rosette having a tender, almost sweet taste, while the outer leaves are more savoury. Can be grown from spring to early winter with its thick leaves and slow bolting habit.

Cultivation advice Lettuce Apache

Days to Germination: 7-10 days
Days to Harvest: 80-83 days
Planting Depth: 1/8 inch
Spacing, Row: 12-18 inches
Spacing, Plant: 8-12 inches
Light: Sunny Location

  • Lettuce is hardy and can be planted as soon as the soil can be worked. Can be direct seeded, 3 seeds every 8 inches in rows 8-12 inches apart, as early as the soil can be worked or grown indoors 3-4 weeks before transplanting outdoors. Cover seed lightly with about 1/8 inch of fine soil, and firm soil gently.
  • Thin young seedlings to one plant per spot.
  • Sow every 3 weeks for a continuous supply of fresh lettuce. Seeds germinate even at low 40-degree F soil temperature, but poorly above 75-85-degree F.