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Lettuce Mixed Leaves
This packet is a good economy as it is one packet containing a mixture of butterhead, cos, crisp and loose leaf types to give you a spread of varieties and textures in one row. Ultimately saving you space to make it ideal for your patio.
This mix of seeds contains: salad bowl, red salad bowl, lollo rossa, winter density, little gem, lobjoits, great lakes, all year round, marvel of four seasons and webbs wonderful.
Lettuce is one of the most important ingredients in many salads. So why not make yours more exciting by using your own home grown leaves.
Product Part Number: 12618
When to sow
When to Sow Mixed Lettuce Leaf Seeds
End of February to July
Where to Sow
Sowings can be made underglass, sow seeds into pots or trays of seed sowing compost at a temperature of 15-20C and lightly cover seeds with sprinkling of vermiculite or compost. Alternatively sow seeds from April thinly along rows 1.5cm (1/2in) deep and 30cm (12in) apart direct in the vegetable plot.
What to do next
Sowings made underglass can be pricked out into individual pots or module trays and grown on until ready to harden off and plant out into the vegetable plot 30cm (12in) apart between the plants and the rows. Seedlings sown direct outside can be thinned once large enough to handle to 30cm (12in) apart. Thinnings can also be transplanted into other rows, watered in well during hot dry spells.
10-12 weeks from sowing
Try broadcasting seed into modular trays and plant without thinning and harvest as required as 'cut and come again' varieties.
A good source of the antioxidants such as beta-carotene, lutein and vitamin C as well as vitamin K and folic acid.