LETTUCE, Romaine Parris Island Cos 454 – Heirloom

Parris Island was introduced in 1952 and continues to be favourite amongst lettuce lovers. This romaine has upright heads of large thick medium-green slightly rumpled leaves with creamy white hearts. It is sweet, crisp and flavourful. This romaine has superior uniformity and slow to bolt.

Maturity65 – 68 days
Height8 – 12” (20-30cm)
Spacing12-14” (30-35cm)
LightFull sun, partial shade
SoilOrganic and 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
Nutrients RequiredNitrogen=high, Phosphorus=high, Potassium=high