Merlot Lettuce Seed

Merlot Lettuce Seed

Latin Name: Lactuca sativa

Product ID#: RL9080-8512

Additional Information

Harvesting Harvest when Mature, Harvest when Juvenile, Cut & Come Again
Growing Conditions Field Crop, Greenhouse Performer
Additional Characteristics Best Suited for Spring & Fall Crop, Recommended for Summer Planting for Fall Harvest, Recommended for Winter Harvest, Good for Overwintering, Cold Tolerant, Easy to Grow, Early Harvest, Fast Growing, Slow to Bolt, Harvest as Baby Vegetables
Flowering Month Flowers for Reproduction
Garden Style Kitchen Culinary
Lighting Conditions Full Sun, Partial Sun
Seed Type Heirloom, Open Pollinated
Days to Maturity 55 Days
Stem Type Single Stem
Plant Hardiness Half Hardy
Plant Height 7 - 15 inches
Plant Lifecycle Annual
Plant Moisture & Climate Well-drained
Plant Uses Patio Container Friendly, Edible
Shape Leaf
  • 1 packet

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Merlot Lettuce is a beautiful heirloom burgundy loose-leaf type variety featuring "fizzy edges" on prominently savoyed (ruffled) leaves. Crisp, open 6" to 8" inch heads are lightly frost tolerant, mildew resistant and slow to bolt. Merlot can be harvested in baby-leaf stage or grown to full size heads. Ideal for the fresh market or restaurant production grower that is looking to add diversity their offerings with a pop of colorful texture or the home gardener who loves to make gorgeous gourmet salad mixes, Merlot is an all around showstopper! 25 days for baby-leaf / 55 days for full heads. Packet: approx. 250 seeds.

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