Organic Lettuce, Parris Island Cos
(1/4 lb)

Old Time Favorite with Vigorous Growth

Item Number: SNV5280

$17.99/1/4 Lb

In Stock! Ships from Northern CA.

$17.99/1/4 Lb

In Stock! Ships from Northern CA.

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Description

Lettuce - Parris Island Cos - Lactuca sativa

Hardy Annual Heirloom. This romaine lettuce is an old favorite. Upright, dark grey-green 8"-12" head with a neatly folded, slightly savoyed creamy-white heart. This variety has good heart production and vigorous growth. It transplants well under stressful conditions. Tip burn and mosaic-tolerant. It is named after Parris Island, off the coast of South Carolina.

Did You Know? Lettuce is a good source of vitamin A.

Soil & Water: Lettuce likes full sun except in hot summer climates where it prefers some shade, especially in the afternoon. Add plenty of compost to the soil to encourage rapid growth. Water evenly and moderately to prevent bitterness.

Planting & Growing: Start seeds indoors 4 weeks before last frost, or sow seed directly as soon as the soil is workable. Make successive plantings every 10-14 days for a continuous harvest.

Harvesting & Storage: You can pick romaine lettuce as soon as it is big enough to use. Or you can pick the outer leaves and allow the inner leaves to continue growing. You can also use the plants pulled while thinning.

Soil Temperature: 40-65°F
Planting Depth: 1/4"-1/2"
Germination: 7-14 Days
Height At Maturity: 8"-12"
Days To Maturity: 50-80 Days
Sun/Shade: Full Sun
Spacing After Thinning: 10"
Approx Seeds per Pack: 128,278 Seeds

Peaceful Valley Farm & Garden Supply brand vegetable seeds are guaranteed to germinate. Once the seeds have sprouted, please understand that Peaceful Valley cannot be held responsible for the many uncontrollable growing and climatic conditions that must be met to ensure the success of your crop(s). Peaceful Valley brand vegetable seeds are all non-GMO and Certified Organic.
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Characteristics

Seed Unit Sizes 1/4 lb Organic Status Certified Organic Product
Seed Unit Sizes 1/4 lb
Organic Status Certified Organic Product

Planting & Care

Soil & Water: Lettuce likes full sun except in hot summer climates where it prefers some shade, especially in the afternoon. Add plenty of compost to the soil to encourage rapid growth. Water evenly and moderately to prevent bitterness.

Planting & Growing: Start seeds indoors 4 weeks before last frost, or sow seed directly as soon as the soil is workable. Make successive plantings every 10-14 days for a continuous harvest.

Harvesting & Storage: You can pick romaine lettuce as soon as it is big enough to use. Or you can pick the outer leaves and allow the inner leaves to continue growing. You can also use the plants pulled while thinning.

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Shipping Information

Shipping Weight: 0.30 lbs. Dimensions: 8"L x 4"W x 0.75"H

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