Colorful lettuce such as the red or four seasoned lettuce will spruce up any salads presentation very well.
This is how to germinate them easily.
- Sowed on moist tissues and cling wrapped the container to maintain high moisture level. The germination time is within 3 days.
When these seedlings were less than a month old, there was no hint of red on the leaves.
A hint of its colorful hues at first month old.
In Kratky (non-circulating hydroponic), their roots mass is dense but not massive.
Vivid red and other colors at 2nd month. The leaves can be harvested younger than 2 months old. We observed that it can be a cut and grow plant, and the vivid colors comes after the greener leaves were harvested.
Taste and texture of these leaves are “lettuce” .