|Sun Requirements:||Full Sun
|Leaves:||Other: Grown for its edible leaves. Large butterhead type. Dark green, lime green, AND deep red leaves. Cold tolerant.
Suitable as Annual
|Propagation: Seeds:||Needs specific temperature: 40F to 75F. Fastest from 60F to 70F.
Days to germinate: 2-15
Depth to plant seed: 1/8 inch deep
Sow in situ
Can handle transplanting
Other info: Lettuce almost never cross-pollinates. It has perfect flowers and usually self-pollinates before opening. 65 DTM. Bolts quickly. OP variety listed in 1885 French seed catalog.
|Posted by RickCorey (Everett WA 98204 - Zone 8a) on Jul 5, 2013 4:56 PM
'Cracoviensis' grows fast and may become large, but it bolts very quickly in heat. The leaves don't coarsen and become bitter, though.
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