USDA Certified Organic. 45 days. [Introduced 1985. AAS winner.] 'Red Sails' is an early, fancy, red leaf lettuce. Slow to develop bitterness when compared to ruby varieties but average compared to green varieties. Leaves are crinkled and of a maroon-red color that intensifies as the lettuce matures. Has 6 times more vitamin A and 3 times more vitamin C than other varieties. For garden, restaurant, and market.