Lettuce Heirloom Red Velvet

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A highly attractive Heirloom wavy loose-leaf variety with leaves a beautiful reddish maroon, probably the darkest red lettuce available. Red Velvet has a rich and mild flavour, ideal for mixed salads. Grows to 8×12″ and slow to bolt. 55 days.

  • Seed Count: 2000

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Lettuce Heirloom Red Velvet

Lettuce Heirloom Red Velvet. A highly attractive Heirloom wavy loose-leaf variety with leaves a beautiful reddish maroon. Probably the darkest red lettuce available. Red Velvet has a rich and mild flavour, ideal for mixed salads. Grows to 8×12″ and slow to bolt. 55 days.

Cultivation Advice Lettuce Heirloom Red Velvet

  • Lettuce is hardy and you can plant as soon as the soil can be work.
  • You can seed, 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.
  • Pick frequently for constant supply of salad leaves.
  • Seeds germinate even at low 40-degree F soil temperature,
  • but poorly above 75-85-degree F.
  • In dry weather, keep soil moist.