Showy oak leaves are deep maroon with just a hint of green in their centers. Eye-catching color and mild, non-bitter flavor are terrific for mixed salads or garnish. Compact and cold-tolerant – a good winter lettuce. 53 days from transplant. OP
Care: Plant 12-16″ apart in rows 16-18″ apart in a mostly sunny area. Pick within 2-3 weeks of maturity for best flavor.
Late-season vegetables adapted to tolerate both the heat of late summer and the cool nights of fall. Harvest in late summer or fall. See our Fall & Winter Vegetable Guide for specific planting/harvest times & freeze-out temperatures.