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  • Pirat growing with a romain-type lettuce.

Pirat Lettuce

Lactuca sativa

Certified Organic Seed

Tender leaves, sweet flavor.
Ships January 1st, 2017

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You will not be disappointed with Pirat. Soft, buttery hearts are surrounded by elegant burgundy tipped leaves. Resistance to downy mildew and bacterial rot make this butterhead a great choice for the northeast climate. The thinnings make a great baby lettuce, but be sure to let Pirat grow to full size for the optimum lettuce experience.

Quick Facts

Spacing in Row 6 to 8 inches
Spacing Between Rows 12 inches
Planting Depth ½ inch
Days to Germination 5 to 10 days
Days to Maturity 60 days
Height at Maturity 8 inches
Width at Maturity 12 inches

How to Grow

Sow indoors beginning 8-10 weeks before last frost, or direct sow beginning about 4 weeks before last frost. Harvest late spring and summer sowings promptly to beat bolting. Continue sowing until about 2 weeks before first fall frost. Lettuce likes steady (but not excessive) moisture and can become prematurely bitter during dry spells; keep irrigated for best-tasting leaves.

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