Grand Rapids is the best known loose leaf lettuce variety. This variety produces medium to large upright, light green leaves. The mild and flavorful leaves are frilled and crisp. Being an exceptionally fast grower, it is the earliest to bear. This cool season plant is slow to bolt and can be grown later in the spring than most other varieties.
Plant Type: Vegetable
Flavor: Sweet, crisp, tender, and tasty
Preparation Ideas: Make a delicious salad with leaves from this variety.
Days to Germination: 7 to 10 days
Days to Maturity: 45 days
Planting Depth: 1.3 cm (1/2")
Plant Spacing: 20 cm (8")
Row Spacing: 45 cm (18")
Best Container Size: 18"+
Instructions: Sow directly in the garden one danger of frost has passed. Thrives in cool weather.
Product Weight: 1.8 grams