A version of red oakleaf, this is the home and market grower's staple ingredient for delicious, flavorful salads and mesclun. Long burgundy-red leaves form a large, loose head which can be harvested whole or outer leaves may be snipped as needed for mixes. Oakleaf shaped leaves add texture to salads and don't get bitter in warm weather. Ideal for year-round growing. 50 days.
1 gram per packet, average 800 seeds. Approximately 24,000 seeds/oz.
One packet will sow a 220' row of full size plants. Transplant seedlings or direct sow 2-3 seeds every 8-12". Thin to 1 plant. For baby lettuce leaf production sow 60 seeds/foot in a 2-3" wide band. One packet will sow 13'.