Lettuce Romaine Parris Island HEIRLOOM Seeds

Lettuce Romaine Parris Island HEIRLOOM Seeds

Lactuca sativa

Item #0220

68 days. Crunchy, sweet leaves, buttery-green heart, and vigorous growth are a few ways to describe Parris Island romaine. Developed by the USDA and Clemson University, this nutritional, 10" - 12" lettuce with upright, dark green leaves will soon be a favorite in your garden. Heat tolerant and mosaic virus tolerant.

This packet sows twelve 10-foot rows.

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Days to Emerge:
5-10 days

Seed Depth:
1/8"

Seed Spacing:
A group of 4 seeds every 8" - 10"

Row Spacing:
6"

Thinning:
When 1/2" tall, thin to 1 every 8" - 10"


When to sow outside: 2 to 4 weeks before average last frost, and successive sowings thereafter every 3 weeks until 2 weeks before the first fall frost. USDA zone 8 or warmer: also sow in fall for winter harvest.

When to start inside: 2 to 4 weeks before average last frost, and in summer when soil temperatures are too warm outside to germinate lettuce seed.

Harvesting: Individual leaves can be harvested anytime as desired. The whole plant can be sheared to 2" above ground level when plant is up to 8" tall; more leaves will be produced.

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