Lettuce - Romaine (Lactuca sativa var. longifolia) Green Romana Mortarella Verde D'Inverno Green Romaine Lettuce Non GMO & Organic Heirloom Vegetable
Height 20 in
This yummy Cos lettuce variety grows in a tall head of sturdy dark green leaves with oval elongated medium green leaves with firm ribs down centers. Leaves are thick and fleshy with a round core. Plant is suited for spring and fall growing
- Direct seed in late May. Cover seed lightly, germinates @ 20C.
- Space seedlings at 15cm.
- OR Start indoors 4 weeks before setting out -seeds should sprout in 7-15 days, depending on conditions. Seeds don't sprout easily when the soil temperature is over 22°C (72°F) in summer and you can help them pre-sprout by sprinkling seeds on a damp paper towel and placing it in a plastic bag in the fridge for a few days. Transplant to pots when the root is 2.5 cm long and to garden when seedlings are strong enough to handle.
- Matures in 30 -35 days; harvest July to October
- Can be used in containers
- Seed Count: 1 gram