A unique plant, ideal in the flower garden as well as the vegetable. Features bronze-red, crinkled leaves, higher in vitamins than head Lettuce.
Seed outdoors as soon as weather and soil conditions permit. Cover seed lightly with soil, 6 to 7 seeds per 30 cm (1 ft) of row. Average garden soil and a sunny location will produce loads of lettuce. Thin to 20 cm (8 in) apart when 5 cm (2 in) high. Successive seeding every 10 to 14 days will provide fresh lettuce all summer long. Lettuce may also be planted in the flower garden as a contrast plant.