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Spotted Trout Lettuce Art Pack

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Spotted Trout Lettuce

Latuca sativa

Certified Organic Seed

A tender, sweet green romaine with red speckles.

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Forellenschluss, the German name for this Austrian lettuce, translates to "spotted trout." Both the fish and this romaine are beautifully colored and prefer cool living conditions, but that's about all they have in common. Next time you're fishing around for a flashy addition to your plate, try this tender, sweet, painterly romaine as a leaf lettuce.

Quick Facts

Days to Maturity 55
Height at Maturity 8 to 12 inches
Width at Maturity 6 to 10 inches

How to Grow

Sow Spotted Trout Lettuce 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.

About the Artist

Photo/illustration by Michael Asbill. Michael is an installation and public artist. He explores themes of reclamation and renewal. Michael lives and works in an old Catskill camp in Accord, New York.

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