Crisp Mint Lettuce
Also known as Erthel, this standout lettuce is one of the best romaine varieties. The tender lettuce leaves bear a striking resemblance to mint and offer both excellent lettuce flavor and classic romaine crispness. The compact heads grow upright to about 10" tall. Introduced by the British seed house Thompson & Morgan in 1978.
- 45-55 days
- ±24,400 seeds/oz
- Light green, frilled-edge leaves
- Compact heads grow to 10 inches
This variety works for:
- Fresh eating
This lettuce can be used in salads or as an addition to sandwiches and burgers. Mix it with other varieties to create a salad mix of different textures, colors, and flavors.
Salads that have a lettuce base are often combined with grated cheese, fresh or dried fruit, nuts, and rich and crispy meats like bacon or pork belly.
Instructions - Sow continuously for a constant supply of lettuce. Best grown in cooler weather. Plant in full sun or partial shade.
- Direct Seed: 1" Apart
- Seed Depth: 1/4"
- Germination: 7-14 Days
- Thin: 10" Apart
Ratings & Reviews
Very crisp. If you are looking for that crunch in your salad, this is it.