Texture is like crisphead but the leaves form a very loose head. Heat tolerant. 55 days. Tall, open heads of crisp leaves are heavily blushed with bronze red on their tips. Outer leaves are tender and green to the base. Central leaves fold into small, blanched heads. Sun. Plant early in spring. Repeat every two weeks into fall. Protect from heat with shade cloth. Likes fertile soil, ample water. Best when picked minutes before your meal. Space lettuce plants 8 inches apart. Will plant about 30' of row; one oz. sows 400'.