Lettuce Red Cimmaron Romaine

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This beautiful heirloom “Red Romaine” produces an upright ten to twelve inch, deep bronze-red loosely folded head with a good sweet flavour and a crisp tender texture. One of the slowest varieties to bolt available and tolerant to a wide range of conditions.

  • Seed Count: 2000

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Lettuce Red Cimmaron Romaine

Lettuce Red Cimmaron Romaine. This beautiful heirloom “Red Romaine” produces an upright ten to twelve inch, deep bronze-red loosely folded head with a good sweet flavour and a crisp tender texture. One of the slowest varieties to bolt available and tolerant to a wide range of conditions. Popular as a baby leaf variety when harvested young around 35 days. 65 days from germination to full maturity.

Cultivation Advice Lettuce Red Cimmaron Romaine

  • Lettuce is hardy and you can plant as soon as the soil can be worked.
  • You can seed direct, 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.
  • In dry weather, keep soil moist.