Panisse Lettuce is full of neon green oak leaves that look like a wild head of wavy hair. Back when we grew lettuce for the grocery stores, this one flew off the shelves. The sweet, delicate flavor is reminiscent of green butter heads, but looks so much more fun. French in origin.
Days to Maturity: 48
Latin name: Lactuca sativa
Life cycle for seed saving: Annual
Plant Panisse Lettuce Spring through early Fall. Optimal soil temperature for germination is 70-85°. Planting depth: 1/8”. Full heads – start indoors and transplant at 12”, or direct seed every inch and thin to 12”. Baby leaf- seed 4-5/inch with 5” between rows.
All of our seed is Non-GMO and Certified Organic by Washington State Department of Agriculture. We grow the majority of our varieties here at Deep Harvest Farm on Whidbey Island while we purchase the rest from other small, organic Northwest seed growers. Finally, all of our offerings are open-pollinated (OP) so that you too can save and share seed from these plants!