LETTUCE, Romaine Rouge d’Hiver – Heirloom

Introduced before 1885, this well-known attractive heirloom has smooth, flat, red-bronze tinged leaves with green veins. In cold weather the leaves turn deep red. This hardy and productive variety is resistant to heat and cold and it is suitable for spring, autumn and winter crops.

Maturity45 - 50 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

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