LETTUCE, Leaf New Red Fire MT

This popular lettuce produces a substantial head of frilly reddish bronze leaves with deep red margins. Produces quality, medium-sized heads with strong upright leaves. Excellent tolerance to bolting and adaptable to warm and cool conditions.

Maturity45 – 55 days For baby lettuce: 29 days
Height8 – 12” (20 - 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