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Romaine Lettuce Lentissima Montare heirloom from the 1800’s. Slow to bolt favourite with dark Green crisp leaves and fine sweet flavour. Attractive and uniformly tall shaped heads average 25 cm (10″) tall with emerald Dark-Green outer leaves sheltering an inviting creamy white heart. Good resistance to bolting and tolerance to tip burn.
1500 Seeds/Package Untreated Non GMO
Lettuce is a sun-loving cool weather crop that grows best in organic well drained soil. Sow seeds soon as soil can be worked in the spring, then every two weeks thereafter to ensure a continuous supply. Sow about 3 mm (1/8″) deep in rows 45 cm (18″) apart. An even supply of moisture during the entire growth period is imperative for success. Harvest leaf lettuce by either pulling the entire plant or by cutting leaves from the main stem at least 2.5 cm (1″) above the base – this will allow the plant to sprout new leaves. Harvest head lettuce by cutting the head off at the base just below the lower leaves.