This heritage French romaine variety has become so popular with home gardeners and specialty market growers that it is considered a standard among romaines. The baby leaves are especially tender and delicate and make a fine contribution to mixed salads. When mature Rouge d'Hiver forms a beautiful plum-red head 6-8" tall; perfect for a fresh romaine salad. Tolerates cold well, but can be grown in spring and summer. 60 days. Approximately 24,000 seeds per ounce.
1 gram per packet, average 800 seeds.
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'.