Lettuce, Ballon

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Quick facts

-Crisp leaves

-Sweet flavor

-Emerald green leaves

Lactuca sativa

Ballon lettuce is a French heirloom from the 1800s.  A romaine that is hardy and adaptable to a variety of conditions, it forms a tall, large head.  This variety has a good resistance to heat.

How to grow it:

Germ Temp

Indoor Start

Germ Days

Frost Tolerant


Seed Depth

Plant/Row Spacing


3-5 w.

6-17 d.


Shade to Full



Direct sow up to 4 weeks before the average last frost. Plant successively every two weeks to keep you in young greens, or give them more space to mature and harvest the whole head.

Seed specs:  Packet size~ 200 min.