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'Forellenschluss' Lettuce

'Forellenschluss' Lettuce

Regular price $3.50 Sale

Lactuca sativa

Origin: Austria

Improvement status: Cultivar

Seeds per packet: ~250

Germination tested 11/2022: 99%

Life cycle: Annual

Days to maturity: 60

'Forellenschluss' is an old Austrian heirloom lettuce. The name means “speckled like a trout.” It is splendidly gorgeous Romaine lettuce that is highly splashed in deep red. Great flavor. Holds up nicely in the summer heat. All around winner!

GROWING TIPS: If direct sowing, plants should end up 10 inches apart (plant however densely you want, accordingly). Plant at a 1/4 inch depth. Or transplant in healthy plant starts 10 inches apart.