This deep-red, mini-romaine is a game-changer for Caesar salads! ‘Truchas’ is compact and easy to grow in small spaces and beautifully complements green lettuces. Uniform leaves stay upright in the garden and are easy to clean. Disease resistant to downy mildew, lettuce die-back, and lettuce mosaic virus. Seeds are pelletized with an organic coating for easy handling. Plants grow up to 6″-8″ tall and wide. Botanical Interests’® Truchas Mini-Romaine Lettuce Seeds are USDA Organic and have been verified by The Non-GMO Project.
This packet sows up to 16 feet.
21-48 days to maturity.
Outdoors: Sow 2-4 weeks before your average last frost date, and when soil temperature is at least 40°F, ideally 60°–70°F.
For Successive Sowings: Sow every 3 weeks until 4-6 weeks before your average first fall frost date. In mild climates, sow in fall and winter for cool season harvests.
Indoors: Sow 4 to 6 weeks before your average last frost date, and in summer when soil temperatures are too warm (above 80°F) to germinate lettuce seed.