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Lettuce, Cos 'Parris Island' Seeds

Hardy heirloom strain with sweet flavor and crisp texture.

Availability: In stock

$2.95
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Details

Named after Parris Island, SC, this heirloom variety bred by the USDA and Clemson University was introduced in the early 1950s. The sweet flavor and crisp texture have earned it a devoted following. Growing to about 10-12" tall, the large heads have deep green leaves that turn to a creamy yellowish-white at the heart. Highly disease-resistant.

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 9-12 in. (22-30 cm)
Hardiness N/A
Sun Exposure Full Sun
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)
Days to Harvest 70-80
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