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  • Pirat growing with a romain-type lettuce.

Organic Pirat Lettuce Seeds

Elegant, tasty butterhead

Lactuca sativa
Tender leaves, sweet flavor.
Soft, buttery hearts surrounded by burgundy-tipped leaves. Ideal for the Northeast. Thinnings make a great baby lettuce, but allow to grow to full size for optimal experience.
Product ID# LE0221 , Certified Organic by NOFA-NY LLC

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

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.

Growing Instructions

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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