GB CULTURAL INFO: C, W/Matures 6-13/Harvest 1-3/Yield leaf 135-540, head 75-300/Spacing: Leaf 8-9, Head 12"/
DAYS TO MAT: 58 days
SEEDS PER PACKET: 300
SOURCE CODE: O
APPROX GERM DAYS: 7-14
SOIL TEMP FOR GERMINATION: 68 F
PLANTING DEPTH: 1/4"
WHEN TO PLANT: Spring, Summer
PACKET LABEL INSTRUCTIONS: Start in flats or direct seed. Cold frames can extend the season. Best flavor if growth is fast: ensure soil has adequate nitrogen, aeration and water. In hot climates use shade cloth or interplant to keep plants cool during the heat of the day. Succession-sow every 3 weeks for continuous lettuce supply!
BOTANICAL NAME: Lactuca sativa
DESCRIPTION: Easy-to-grow main season lettuce with flavor that won the Royal Horticultural Society taste competition. Small heads grow rapidly to 6" and are mostly heart--crispy and sweet.
Photo courtesy of:
Allotment Gardening in North Essex-www.allotmentgardeninginnorthessex.com