The Romaine Lettuce Bionda degli Ortoliani is an Italian traditional romaine lettuce with a dense head and light green crunchy leaves with a white rib. It is best suited for spring and autumn planting and will provide well needed nutrients and leafy greens in the winter.
Scientific Name: Lactuca sativa
Plant Life Cycle: Annual
Optimal Germination Temperature: 18C
Germination time in days: 7-14 days
Indicative Days to maturity: 65 days
Sunlight: Full sun or partial shade
Soil requirement: Well drained and fertile
Sowing and cultivation: Direct seed in the spring and autumn. Plant 2-3 seeds per foot in rows with a spacing of 12-16'. Water well until seeds germinate, and thin to keep the best seedlings.