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Red Oakleaf Lettuce Seeds (Organic)

Red Oakleaf Lettuce Seeds (Organic)

Fresh Taste in Red

Red Oakleaf Lettuce, a visually striking and versatile variety, boasts origins rooted in the Mediterranean region. What sets it apart are its deeply lobed, frilly leaves that bear a striking resemblance to the shape of oak leaves. As this lettuce matures, its leaves undergo a captivating transformation, transitioning into a vibrant and inviting shade of red. This visual spectacle not only adds an element of elegance to gardens but also elevates the presentation of culinary creations.

In terms of taste, Red Oakleaf Lettuce delivers a mild, slightly sweet flavor profile, with a subtle nutty undertone that enhances its appeal. These characteristics make it an excellent choice for various culinary applications. Whether you're crafting vibrant salads, layering it in sandwiches, or wrapping it in flavorful wraps, its tender leaves provide a satisfying crunch and pair harmoniously with a range of dressings and ingredients.

Cultivating Red Oakleaf Lettuce from seed requires specific growing conditions for optimal results. It thrives in well-drained, nutrient-rich soil with a pH range of 6.0 to 7.0. Planting the seeds in early spring or late summer, depending on your local climate, is essential. Adequate spacing, consistent moisture, and partial to full sun exposure are vital factors that contribute to the healthy growth of this lettuce variety.

When it comes time to harvest, simplicity reigns. You can pluck individual leaves as needed for various dishes or trim the outer leaves, encouraging a continuous cycle of regrowth. Red Oakleaf Lettuce not only adds visual charm to your garden but also contributes a refreshing and flavorful dimension to your culinary creations.

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Description

Red Oakleaf Lettuce, a visually striking and versatile variety, boasts origins rooted in the Mediterranean region. What sets it apart are its deeply lobed, frilly leaves that bear a striking resemblance to the shape of oak leaves. As this lettuce matures, its leaves undergo a captivating transformation, transitioning into a vibrant and inviting shade of red. This visual spectacle not only adds an element of elegance to gardens but also elevates the presentation of culinary creations.

In terms of taste, Red Oakleaf Lettuce delivers a mild, slightly sweet flavor profile, with a subtle nutty undertone that enhances its appeal. These characteristics make it an excellent choice for various culinary applications. Whether you're crafting vibrant salads, layering it in sandwiches, or wrapping it in flavorful wraps, its tender leaves provide a satisfying crunch and pair harmoniously with a range of dressings and ingredients.

Cultivating Red Oakleaf Lettuce from seed requires specific growing conditions for optimal results. It thrives in well-drained, nutrient-rich soil with a pH range of 6.0 to 7.0. Planting the seeds in early spring or late summer, depending on your local climate, is essential. Adequate spacing, consistent moisture, and partial to full sun exposure are vital factors that contribute to the healthy growth of this lettuce variety.

When it comes time to harvest, simplicity reigns. You can pluck individual leaves as needed for various dishes or trim the outer leaves, encouraging a continuous cycle of regrowth. Red Oakleaf Lettuce not only adds visual charm to your garden but also contributes a refreshing and flavorful dimension to your culinary creations.

Shipping Information

Ships from Northern CA.

Shipping Weight: 0.01 lb

Dimensions: 0.1"L x 3.25"W x 4.5"H

Features

  • Heirloom
  • Open-Pollinated
  • Succession Planting

Characteristics

Organic Status: Certified Organic Product
USDA Growing Zone: 3 - 9
Approximate Harvest Time : Early Summer
Approximate Harvest Time : Early Winter
Approximate Harvest Time : Late Fall
Approximate Harvest Time : Late Spring
Growth Habit : Herbaceous
Life Cycle : Hardy Annual
Planting Time : Fall
Planting Time : Spring
Seed Unit Sizes : Seed Pack
Soil pH : 6.1 - 6.5
Soil pH : 6.6 - 7.0
Starting Location : Direct Sow
Starting Location : Start Indoors & Transplant
Sun Requirements : Full Sun

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