Glossy, thick, lightly ruffled leaves are glossy red with light green undersides. Harvest leaves small or cut mature heads when they reach 10 inches across. 30 days for baby lettuce, 50-60 to full size heads. 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.