Lettuce, Winter Density

Lactuca sativa
$2.99 to $29.50
SKU: 1523A
  • Organic
  • Sweet, crisp heads grow to 8-10 inches
  • Slow to bolt yet also cold tolerant
  • Bibb-Romaine lettuce
  • 55 days
  • ±27,000 seeds/oz

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Lettuce, Winter Density Description

(aka Craquerelle du Midi) Bred in England. Large dark green curled leaves form upright 8-10" heads. Sweet, crisp, and succulent. Slow to bolt in summer heat yet also cold tolerant. Bibb-Romaine, 55 days. ±27,000 seeds/oz.

Learn to Grow it

This crop can be direct seeded into the soil after the last spring frost. You can also start plants indoors 4-6 weeks before the last frost date.

These seeds can be broadcast evenly in sections of the garden to create a bed of tender leaves and thinned to 6 inches apart as they mature. Plant your seeds 1/8-1/2 in. deep.

You can harvest the outer leaves of this plant as they mature or wait till it produces a full-sized head. To prevet the plant from bolting, keep the leaves well watered and cool.

This crop prefers to grow in cool seasons, so gardeners in Zones 8 and warmer should plant this vegetable in the fall. The shade from taller plants can help keep this vegetable cool in sunny gardens and warm climates.