Loose leaf. Sets the standard by which to measure all loose leafs. Large, light-green, broad, frilled leaves with exceptionally crisp, fresh flavor.
CULTURE: Plant seeds in flats 3-4 weeks early, or when the ground is ready. Stagger plantings every 10 days, planting smaller amounts more frequently as weather becomes hot. Companion plants include carrots and radishes.
SOIL: Provide nitrogen-rich soil. (Add extra compost or chicken manure, if needed.)
WATER: Water heavily in hot weather, but make sure leaves dry out before the sun sets.
SUGGESTED Individual Portion: 1 Teaspoon.