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Freckles Speckled Troutback Lettuce
Freckles Speckled Troutback Lettuce
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  • Open Pollinated. 55 days. 
  • 8"-12 tall.
  • Attractive red speckled Romaine lettuce really perks up a salad. 
  • First grown in Holland back in the mid 1600s and then taken into Germany and Austria where it is cherished by all. 
  • The light glossy green leaves of Freckles Speckled Troutback Lettuceare liberally splashed and speckled with red. Like all romaines, except Jericho, it shows off it's best qualities in cooler weather.
Planting Directions: Sow seed ¼” deep in well prepared soil that has been amended with a general garden fertilizer or rich compost when soil temperatures are between 40°-80˚.  Sow indoors 4 weeks before transplanting outdoors. Plant in early spring and again in fall. When young plants are well established begin thinning. The plants should stand 6” apart. Plant every few  weeks as long as weather is cool for a continuous supply. Grow  lettuce  quickly  for a crisp leaf. Keep the soil moderately moist during the entire growing season.
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