A vibrant deep-red Italian oakleaf variety of Lettuce, with good leaf flavour. It has an upright habit with thick tasty leaves. This variety has good mildew resistance. This is a cut-and-come-again form, and leaves can be cut within 6-8 weeks of sowing.
Lettuce grows best in composted well drained soil, with regular watering and not too sunny a position in midsummer.
Pack of approx 800 seeds. Sow from early spring to August, every two weeks for a regular harvest. Early spring sowings are best done in a greenhouse or under cloches, in peat pots or modules. Later sowings can be done directly into the ground or into containers. Sowing instructions and a colour photo are printed on the packet.
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