A stunning mini romaine type with deep red outer leaves and bright green inner leaves.
Ezbruke is an exciting addition to the Eazyleaf collection, offering lots of 7 leaves with a true romaine shape. Space at a tight 4" for a one-cut mix, or at 6" for marketing as mini romaine heads. The dual colour of the leaves presents a unique contrast at market and on the plate!
Performs well year-round. From the Eazyleaf collection developed by Vitalis Organic Seeds. Lettuce is a cool season annual in the Compositae family, which includes endive, escarole, chicory, globe artichoke, sunflower, Jerusalem artichoke, salsify, and burdock.
Lactuca sativa Romaine – var.longfolia. Romaine forms a tall dense upright head with a tender heart. It tolerates warm temperatures and is less prone to bolting.
Lettuce can be seeded in the spring as soon as the soil can be worked. Days to maturity are from direct seeding in spring conditions, subtract 10-14 days if transplanting, subtract 7-10 days if planting in summer conditions, add 20 days if planting late summer-fall In certain areas, lettuce can be grown throughout the summer by choosing varieties which are heat tolerant; however, many lettuce varieties have difficulty germinating in soils above 75°F.
Start transplants 3-4 weeks before setting out. Sow seeds 4 per inch in flats or small-cell plug trays, barely covering with fine soil. If sowing into flats, transplant 2 weeks later into plug trays, pots, or into another flat at 1-2” apart.
Pelleted seed only.
Seeding Depth: 1/8”, seeds require minimum amount of light for germination.
Plant Spacing: Babyleaf – continuous band. Full size – 8-12”
Row Spacing: Baby Leaf - ¾” between bands, 16 rows/36” bed.
Full size - 12-18” or 3 rows/36” bed, 5’ centers.
Disease Resistance Details: Aphids, Downy Mildew (16-32), Tomato Bushy Stunt Virus.
Days to Maturity: 57 DAYS