Bunte Forellenschluss Lettuce

Lactuca sativa | SKU: 0844
2 Reviews
$3.75 to $9.19
  • Forms loose 8-10 inch heads
  • Apple-green leaves splashed with maroon
  • Butterhead lettuce
  • 40-55 days
  • ±23,000 seeds/oz

$3.75 to $9.19

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Item Details

The butterhead companion to the Forellenschluss romaine. “Bunte” means “colorful” in German. Sweet apple-green leaves splashed with maroon, forms a loose 8-10" head. Butterhead, 40-55 days. ±23,000 seeds/oz.

Learn to Grow Bunte Forellenschluss Lettuce

Direct Seed: 1" Apart

Seed Depth: 1/4"

Germination: 7-14 Days

Thin: 10" Apart

Instructions - Sow continuously for a constant supply of lettuce. Best grown in cooler weather. Plant in full sun or partial shade.

Ratings & Reviews

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Excellent lettuce: Bunter Forellenschuss (Colorful speckled Trout)


Wonderful flavorful lettuce. Not one to keep long once cut, would recommend eating it the same day. Have grown it at 5,000 feet in arid Colorado (plains of Eastern Co) and am now growing it at 10,000 feet in a greenhouse. Still one of my favorites. Even if the spelling most likely is BunteR Forellenschuss (no L), a thought from a native German speaker.



Grew this 2 years ago. Extremely tender. I mix it with other lettuce varieties. Basically melts in your mouth. Beautiful.