LETTUCE, Butterhead Continuity – Heirloom

This beautiful and striking lettuce is an old French Heirloom and has been commercially available since 1885. Vigorous growth forming 8 – 12” (20 – 30cm) wide rounded heads of green leaves deeply tinged with bright bronze-red. Also known as ‘Marvel of Four Seasons’ or’ Merveille des Quatre Saison’ and as the name implies it can be grown nearly all year round.

Maturity45 – 55 days
Height12” (30cm)
Spacing12 - 14” (30 - 35cm)
LightFull sun, partial shade
SoilOrganic, well draining
pH Range6.0 – 7.0
WateringRegular watering to prevent lettuce from getting bitter, consistent even moisture is best.
FertilizingBalanced fertilizer at time of planting; side dress as plant begins to form head.
Nutrients RequiredNitrogen=high, Phosphorus=high, Potassium=high

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