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. Parris Island has superior uniformity and is slow to bolt.

Maturity65 – 68 days
Height20 - 30 cm (8 – 12 inches)
Spacing30 - 35 cm (12 - 14 inches)
LightFull sun, partial shade
SoilOrganic and well draining
pH Range6.0 to 7.0
WateringFrequent light watering prevents the lettuce from getting bitter; consistent even moisture is best.
FertilizingBalanced fertilizer at time of planting
Nutrients RequiredNitrogen = high, Phosphorus = high, Potassium = high