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Red Sails - #501U
(OPEN-POLLINATED) HEIRLOOM. 14-21 days-baby; 45 days-mature. A truly superior high-quality leaf lettuce in taste, texture, eye appeal and nutrition! Large radiant deeply lobed tri-colored leaves are deep red at the ruffled tips, fade to a shade of bronzy-maroon before becoming green toward the rosette base. Mild, buttery taste without bitterness. Extended salad quality. Provides 6 times the Vitamin A and 3 times Vitamin C as supermarket lettuce. Very heat tolerant. Bolt resistant. Attractive container variety. About 400,000 seeds/lb; 25,000 seeds/oz
Companions: Beet, cabbage family, carrot, onion, radish, strawberry.
Allies: Chives and garlic deter aphids.
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