MattMiddleton's 'Rouge d'Hiver' Lettuce x 4
Picked this up at the Wychwood Barns farmers market
Midtown Toronto East-Facing garden [Archived]
MattMiddleton's 'Rouge d'Hiver' Lettuce Care Instructions
Look to ensure a distance 5.85 inches (15.0 cm) between seeds when sowing - cover at a depth of at least 0.49 inches (1.25 cm) deep if you are going to sow this directly in the garden.
Ensure you have enough space in your garden for this plant - Romaine lettuce 'Rouge d'Hiver' is known for growing to a height of approximately 20.0 cm (that's 7.8 inches in imperial).
Romaine lettuce 'Rouge d'Hiver' tends to enjoys a partial sun position, which is ideal for your garden's sun profile.
Your garden contains combination soil - try planting Romaine lettuce 'Rouge d'Hiver' in loam soil for best results.
Remember to water often.
Your garden's USDA Hardiness Zone (6) is within the ideal range for Romaine lettuce 'Rouge d'Hiver'. The recommended range is between Zone 4 and 9.
Ensure your soil has a ph of between 6.2 and 6.8 as Romaine lettuce 'Rouge d'Hiver' is a acidic soil loving plant.
More information about 'Rouge d'Hiver' Lettuce is available in the Folia gardener's wiki. All 'Rouge d'Hiver' Lettuce Care Instructions have been kindly provided by our members.
06 Jun 2010
3.0 x handful
08 May 2010
06 May 2010
Trimmed some of the outside leaves
1.0 x handful
01 May 2010
01 May 2010
Sown day 0