Lettuce Dark Roden

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A deep red lollo type lettuce with big very dark red leaves that almost resemble chicory, but without the bitter taste.  Makes a loose leaf head averaging 400 Grams.  A mid- early variety best suited to spring and autumn planting.  Will bolt quickly if sown in the heat of summer.

  • Size: 1 gm

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Lettuce Dark Roden

A deep red lollo type lettuce with big very dark red leaves that almost resemble chicory, but without the bitter taste.  Makes a loose leaf head averaging 400 Grams.  A mid- early variety best suited to spring and autumn planting.  Will bolt quickly if sown in the heat of summer.   1 GM ~ Approx 1095 Seeds

Cultivation advice Lettuce Dark Roden

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.  Avoid sowing  / cultivating in mid summer..