Please refer to Lettuce Cultural Notes for growing information.
Packet: 0.5g unless stated (approximately 400-600
seeds, depending on variety) sows 30' direct seeded or 175' as transplants.
64 days. [Bred by Frank Morton of Wild Garden Seed.] Intensely dark red, slightly ruffled leaves form loose heads. Selected by NASA for space farming experiments: in April 2014 seed for this variety traveled to the International Space Station for trials! Pkt. Read more about the lettuce space farming experiments in this NASA article! >>
August 2015 update: International Space Station residents are now eating the lettuce! >>
This is an Open Source Seed Initiative variety.
The OSSI pledge: "You have the freedom to use these OSSI-Pledged seeds in any way you choose. In return, you pledge not to restrict others’ use of these seeds or their derivatives by patents or other means, and to include this pledge with any transfer of these seeds or their derivatives." Read more about OSSI here! >>
This product was added to our catalog on Saturday 10 May, 2014.