Romaine. Dark-green, upright heads resist tip burn even in all but the hottest weather. Hearts blanch to creamy white. Stagger plantings every 10 days, planting smaller amounts more frequently as weather becomes hot. Companion plants include carrots and radishes.
CULTURE: Plant seeds in flats 3-4 weeks early, or when the ground is ready.
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.