Passion Brune winter lettuce is is a heirloom winter lettuce from France. The Passion Brune winter lettuce forms a compact and crispy head, medium size and the leaves are light green with red tints. This lettuce variety is hardy and early and the head will form at the beginning of spring giving you a well needed vitamin boost for that time of the year. This crispy and beautiful lettuce will add a nice touch of color to your plate in winter and spring.
Scientific Name: Lactuca Sativa var. capitata
Plant Life Cycle: annual
Optimal Germination Temperature: 10-16C
Germination time in days: 7-10 days
Indicative Days to maturity: 80-90 days
Sunlight: Full sun
Soil requirement: well-drained, light soil
Sowing and cultivation: Sow lettuce seeds indoors from August. Sow 3 or 4 seeds in a pot over the top of regular compost, water gently, lightly cover with. Seeds sprout in 7-15 days. Keep soil temperature above 16C. Place in a warm, bright spot, such as a sunny windowsill, and water regularly to keep the compost moist. When the seedlings are large enough to handle and have their first true leaves, transplant into their final growing space. Distance plants by 30 cm apart.