• Ruby Red Leaf
    Heirloom!

    Ruby is the darkest red of all the red lettuces, and will stand out and look spectacular in any vegetable garden. A delicious addition with ornamental qualities that won't fade and rust resistant. A sweet and succulent lettuce variety that will decorate any lettuce plate

    40-50 days. Ruby Red thrives in cool seasons in fertile soil with warm days and cool nights.
    When harvesting, be sure the lettuce leaves are at least three inches in length. Start with the outer layer to encourage growth. The perfect lettuce variety to blend with other salad greens and beautiful in presentations as well as in sandwiches.

    When harvesting, be sure the lettuce leaves are at least three inches in length. Start with the outer layer to encourage growth. The perfect lettuce variety to blend with other salad greens and beautiful in presentations as well as in sandwiches.

    Fun Facts:

     

    • There are four lettuce type classifications: crisphead, romaine, loose and butterhead
    • Ruby Red is a red loose leaf type of lettuce
    • Ruby is an excellent choice for market gardens
    • Ruby is very heat tollerant and slow to bolt
    • Ancient Egyptians are thought to be the first to cultivate lettuce
    • Several harvests can be obtained from one plant until the central stem forms
    • Loose-leaf lettuces like Ruby provide vitamins A and C, folate, and iron
    • It also contains the antioxidant quercetin, which is believed to help prevent asthma and allergies by acting as a natural antihistamine as well as reduce the risk of heart disease

    Ruby Red Leaf Lettuce seeds NON GMO = 250 Seed Pack

    $4.89Price
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