Flame-tipped, green leaves pack luscious flavor even in the heat of summer. Slow-to-bolt (flower) characteristic means it holds well in your garden, so you can take your time harvesting over a long period. Disease resistance to downy mildew, bottom rot, and tipburn. Plants grow up to 8″-10″ tall, 6″ wide. Botanical Interests’® New Red Fire Leaf Lettuce Seeds are USDA Organic and have been verified by The Non-GMO Project.
This packet sows up to 40 feet.
55 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 4-6 weeks before your average last frost date, and in summer when soil temperatures are too warm (above 80°F) to germinate lettuce seed.