HOW TO GROW PURPLE ROMAINE LETTUCE FROM SEEDS
CARE AFTER GERMINATION OF ROMAINE LETTUCE
Lettuce is a feeder. Fertilize three weeks after transplanting. Lettuce thrives in soils rich in organic material, with plenty of compost and a steady supply of nitrogen to keep it growing. Use organic alfalfa meal or a slow-release fertilizer. Make sure the soil is moist but not too wet. The soil should drain well. You will know when to water lettuce. Just look at it! Sprinkle water on wilting leaves at any time, even in the heat of the day, to cool them off and slow down transpiration. In addition to row covers, lettuce can also be protected from drying out in the sun by using them. Organic mulch will help conserve moisture, suppress weeds, and keep soil temperatures cool in the summer.
ROMAINE LETTUCE USES AND HEALTH BENEFITS
Leafy purple vegetables are used in salads, cooked vegetable dishes, and sandwiches. When cooked, lettuce tends to develop a smoky flavor, something that's bound to make your dish tastier. You can also stir-fry your lettuce in a pan for a warm salad. There are numerous health benefits associated with lettuce, such as vitamin K and A. Inflammation may be controlled, bodyweight reduced, brain health promoted, and cardiovascular diseases may be reduced.
Note: Information provided for guidance only, as cultural practices and climatic circumstances vary.
- Product Type: Romaine Lettuce Seeds
- USDA Zone: 8a
- Feature: Heavy Feeder
- Soil: Fertile, Moist, Cool
- Harvest Time: About 60-80 days
- Kingdom: Plantae
- Scientific Name: Lactuca sativa var. longifolia
- Higher classification: Lettuces
- Family: Asteraceae
- Tribe: Cichorieae
- Genus: Lactuca
- Species: L. Sativa
- Use: Salad or Cooked
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