OSSI variety 64 days. [Bred by Frank Morton of Wild Garden Seed.] Intensely dark red, slightly ruffled leaves form loose heads. Chosen by NASA for space farming – in Aug. 2015, Outredgeous became the first vegetable to be grown and eaten on the International Space Station! 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! >>
  • Item # 62709

Romaine (Cos)

Lactuca sativa
Please refer to our Lettuce Growing Guide for cultural information.

Packet: 0.5g unless stated (approximately 400-600 seeds, depending on variety) sows 30' direct seeded or 175' as transplants.