Red Oak Leaf Lettuce 'Red Arrow' (Lactuca Sativa) - Heat tolerant, outstanding variety with frilled, oakleaf-shaped, burgundy color leaves that hold its color even during very hot weather. Posses mild, smooth flavour and is best for salads, sandwiches, garnishes etc. This type is looseleaf (does not form heads) and re-grows after cutting. Can be grown for baby leaf (15-25 days) or full maturity (65 days).
Growing: Planting season: For tropical/warm climates plant year round. For temperate climates - early spring, starting the seeds indoors 4-6 weeks prior the last frost date and transplanting when the danger of last frost is gone, or direct seeding once the soil is workable. Sow every 2-3 weeks for continous supply of fresh lettuce. Soil: light, loose, fertile soil with a pH of 6.3-6.8, preferably rich in organic matter. Sowing depth: 0.1/0.3in (0.5-1cm) deep. Spacing: Baby leaf - continious band; full size - 8 to 12in (20-30in); Row space: Baby leaf - 3/4in (1.9cm) between bands, 16 rows/36in (91cm) bed. Full size - 12-18in (30-45cm) or 3 rows/36in (91cm) bed, 5in (12cm) centers. Light: Full sun/partial shade; Watering: regular to keep the soil moist (not wet); Fertilizing: Highly recommended. Seeds germinate in 7-14 days.
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Contains 500 seeds.