Belonging to the Lettuce genus (Lactuca sativa 'Merveille des quatre saisons'), Merveille des quatre saisons is a variety of Lettuce. Merveille des quatre saisons is generally thought of as a heirloom open-polliated variety.
The Territorial catalog describes this as a butterhead lettuce with thin bronze-red outer leaves and a green head up to 12-16 inches across. Despite its name, it may turn bitter and bolt early in hot weather.Merveille des quatre saisons grows as an Annual and is a Vegetable. Being an Annual, it tends to grow best over the course of a single year. Merveille des quatre saisons normally reaches to a mature height of 11.7 inches (30.0 cm).
France is believed to be where Merveille des quatre saisons originates from.
Due to how easy it is to grow in a variety of conditions, Merveille des quatre saisons Lettuce is great for beginner gardeners and those that like low maintainance gardens.
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By our calculations, you should look at sowing Merveille des quatre saisons about 60 days before your last frost date.
By our calculations, you should look at planting out Merveille des quatre saisons about 45 days before your last frost date.
Territorial sells this variety as “Continuity.” According to Heritage Harvest Seed, this variety was described by Vilmorin pre-1885.
Merveille des 4 Saisons, meraviglia
Continuity, Marvel of four seasons, Wonder of four seasons, Besson rouge