Lettuce Seeds - Parris Island Cos Romaine
- 1000 Seeds
- 21-68 Days to Maturity
- Grows to a Height of 10"-12"
- Tolerant to Mosaic Virus
- Resistant to Tipburn
- Crisp, Sweet Leaves
- Non-Bitter Flavor Profile
- Developed in Collaboration with USDA and Clemson University
The Parris Island Cos Romaine lettuce is named after Parris Island in South Carolina and is a testament to the fruitful collaboration between the USDA and Clemson University in the 1950s. Designed with resilience and flavor in mind, this variety was developed to provide gardeners with a robust option that wouldn't compromise on taste. Over the years, it has earned its place as a beloved variety in gardens across the country, offering consistent results and unmatched flavor.
The succulent, sweet leaves of the Parris Island Cos Romaine lettuce make it an excellent choice for a range of dishes. From crisp salads that highlight its freshness to hearty sandwiches that benefit from its crunchy texture, this lettuce is versatile in the kitchen. Its leaves are devoid of the bitterness often found in other varieties, ensuring that every bite is a delightful experience. Whether used as a base for Caesar salads or as a refreshing wrap alternative, Parris Island Cos Romaine remains a favorite among both chefs and home cooks.
Growing Habits & Planting Instructions:
Parris Island Cos Romaine lettuce is as easy to grow as it is to enjoy. This lettuce thrives in cooler temperatures but can also withstand the warmer days, making it a suitable choice for various climates. To plant, select a location with well-draining soil that receives plenty of sunlight. Sow the seeds about 1/4 inch deep, spacing them about 8-12 inches apart. Water the soil consistently, ensuring it remains moist but not waterlogged. As it grows, you'll notice its resistance to common challenges like the Mosaic Virus and Tipburn. At maturity, you'll be rewarded with crisp, upright leaves ready to elevate your culinary creations. Delight in the gardening journey with the Parris Island Cos Romaine and savor the flavors of tradition and quality.