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Freckles is a very tasty semi-cos variety of lettuce. It gets it's name from the attractive spotted leaves. It holds well without bolting and is ideal for planting in flower borders.
Product Part Number: 12657
When to sow
When to Sow Freckles Lettuce Seeds
February to July
Where to Sow
Sowings can be made under glass, 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 under glass 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. Thinning's can also be transplanted into other rows, watered in well during hot dry spells. Early and later sowings can benefit from cloche protection.
10-12 weeks after planting
High in anti-oxidants, folic acid and vitamin C