New Red Fire
New Red Fire
This prizehead leafy lettuce is a non heading type with exceptionally large leaves. Commercial growers like it for its uniformity, color and excellent resistance to bolting and disease. The market-quality, large, loose heads are green at the base and dark red at the ruffled leaf edges. This variety has strong heat and moderate cold tolerance. It is suitable both for cool and warm conditions and retains its crisp fresh flavor through the growing season.
- Cool season annual
- Approx. 880-920 seeds in packet. (A seed will vary in weight and size within a given seed lot. The number of seeds stated is only an estimate.)
- Average 419,000 seed count per pound.
- Maturity: Approx. 50 to 55 days
- Planting season: Spring or fall
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Cultivation: Prepare fertile, well-drained soil. In cool areas sow seeds in spring/early summer after last frost in a sunny location harvesting in early summer and fall. In temperate areas, sow seeds in spring to fall. Keep soil moist. Fertilize as needed.
Please note: Maturity, adaptability and disease tolerance may differ under your specific climate and/or growing conditions.
Culinary tips: Use fresh in salads.