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Leaf Lettuce 'Ruby Red' Seeds

Striking red color and distinctive taste.

Availability: In stock

$2.95
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Details

This prolific producing heirloom lettuce is a treat for the eyes as well as the palate, with its striking red color and distinctive taste. Ruby Red lettuce is a traditional leaf lettuce grown from space saving, mid-sized compact plants. This is a very heat tolerant variety that is slow to bolt. Excellent for garnishes. Adds color to salads.

Michigan Seeds grown on our farm, Renegade Acres, in Howell, MI!

Certified Organic by Oregon Tilth.

Additional Info

Botanical Name Lactuca sativa
Life Cycle Annual
Min. Time to Germinate 3 Days
Max. Time to Germinate 10 Days
Depth to Sow Seeds 1/4 in.
When to Sow Indoors 1-2 weeks before last spring frost, Outdoors after all danger of spring frost is past, Early Spring
Growing Height 6-12 in. (15-30 cm)
Plant Spacing 6-9 in. (15-22 cm)
Hardiness N/A
Sun Exposure Full Sun, Sun to Partial Shade
Danger N/A
Other Details Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater
Soil pH Requirements 6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic), 6.6 to 7.5 (neutral), 7.6 to 7.8 (mildly alkaline)
Days to Harvest 50-60
Propagation Methods From seed; direct sow after last frost, From seed; direct sow outdoors in fall, From seed; sow indoors before last frost
Seed Collecting Allow seedheads to dry on plants; remove and collect seeds, Properly cleaned, seed can be successfully stored
Seeds Per Pack 100