Organic Crisp-Mint-Romaine Lettuce Seeds
Organic Crisp-Mint-Romaine Lettuce seeds will produce a mint green romaine with flavourful, juicy heads wrapped in lightly savoyed outer leaves. Inner leaves are tightly wrapped, crisp and rounded at the top. The name must come from the colour as there is no minty flavour.
Lettuce prefers cool conditions and can be planted as soon as the soil can be worked in spring. Best growth occurs at 16-18 degrees Celsius. Sow seed .3 cm deep, firm soil and cover lightly as some light is required for germination. Sow indoors 3-4 weeks before your transplant date. Outdoors space plants 21 cm apart in rows 30-45 cm apart. Continue to sow every 3 weeks throughout the season for a continuous supply of fresh greens. Many lettuce varieties will not germinate at temperatures over 24 degrees Celsius. Sow seed in a shaded location mid-summer. Some varieties do well in the unheated winter greenhouse.