Days until maturity30–55 days
Will tradenowhere (from Perth, Western Australia)
(Lactuca sativa) Deeply curled looseleaf, beautiful magenta leaves, light green base. 30 days baby, 55 days full size. One of oldest, most popular salad vegetables, spread from India in ancient times and enjoying a resurgence. Varieties available for all seasons. Mostly dislikes very hot conditions and will tolerate some shade. Rich well drained soil. Best on near neutral soils.