Botanical Name: Lactuca sativa
Days to Maturity: 21–48 days
Native: Unknown; lettuce has been in cultivation for a long time.
Hardiness: Frost-tolerant annual
Plant Dimensions: 6″–8″ wide, 6″–8″ tall
Variety Information: Glossy, upright, cherry-red leaves with a green midrib. ‘Truchas’ is a miniature, romaine-type lettuce with resistance to downy mildew, lettuce die-back, and lettuce mosaic virus.