A French heirloom butterhead known to grow well in a wide range of conditions, but cool weather will bring out the best flavor and dramatic red coloring. A good selection for cold frame cultivation as it tolerates cold well. A best seller suitable for home and pro growers with crisp texture and fine flavor.
Growing instructions: Start seed indoors up to 8 weeks before last frost in pots, or sow directly into the garden after danger of serious frost has passed. Cover seeds with 1/8 inch of fine soil. Space plants 18 to 24 inches apart in rows spaced 2 to 3 feet apart depending upon available room. Transplant seedlings indoors after first pair of true leaves have developed. Transplant indoor started seedlings after hardening off and danger of serious frost has passed. 7 to l0 day germination time. Keep soil moderately moist during germination.