Organic Rouge Di Hiver - Romaine Lettuce Seeds (500mg)

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Organic Rouge Di Hiver - Romaine Lettuce (500mg) Description:
Rouge D'Hiver Lettuce, also known as Red Romaine Lettuce, is a staple for fresh salads. This hardy plant grows in most regions and can thrive even in cold weather. Grow your own romaine lettuce crop using organic lettuce seeds from Patriot Seeds. Our seeds are packaged in airtight triple-layered, military-grade Mylar and can be stored for 5+ years so you'll be well prepared to grow your own greens. The seeds are also 100% heirloom, non-GMO and certified organic by the USDA and California Certified Organic Farmers. When you're ready to declare your food independence, buy Patriot Seeds!

Organic Lettuce: Romaine - Rouge D'Hiver Planting Instructions:
Direct sow in the early spring. Seeds can also be planted in the fall. Plant 8" apart and 1/8 inch below the surface. Space rows 12 to 18" apart and keep the soil well-watered during dry periods. Rouge D'Hiver Lettuce does best with full sun, but will tolerate partial shade. Grow time is 55 to 65 days. Because lettuce is shallow-rooted, be careful not to disturb the soil around the plants when weeding. Plants need to be watered deeply at least once a week, and more frequently in times of drought. Mulch with a layer of compost or clean straw to help retain moisture.

Organic Lettuce: Romaine - Rouge D'Hiver Harvesting Instructions:
For the best quality, harvest lettuce early. Allowing lettuce to grow too long allows it to become bitter and tough. It is best to harvest in the morning or evening, when the leaves are crisp, sweet, and full of moisture. Fresh lettuce can be stored in a plastic bag in the refrigerator for 5 to 7 days after harvest.

Did You Know This About Romaine Rouge D'Hiver Lettuce?
In America, this type of lettuce is called Red Romaine. Rouge D'Hiver means "red of winter." The lettuce gets its name from its tolerance of cold temperatures.

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