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Lettuce Winter Density (Semi-cos type)
Semi-cos type with excellent flavour. An excellent hardy semi-cos type, with large well wrapped heads. Overwinter outside or under cloches for an early spring crop. Overwintering Salad vegetable.
Outstanding winter hardiness
Product Part Number: 12640
When to sow
When to Sow Winter Density Lettuce Seeds
August to October
March to May the following year
Where to Sow
Sow seeds direct into growing site thinly along rows 1.5cm (1/2in) deep, spaced 30cm (12in) apart. Later sowings can be made in a cold frame.
What to do next
Thin seedlings once large enough to handle to 30cm (12in) apart. In colder areas some protection with cloches may be required. Cold frame sowings can be transplanted to the growing site in spring , spaced as above.
Watch out for bird and slug damage in the spring, as young leaves are a tempting meal for wildlife at that time of year.
A good source of antioxidants such as beta-carotene, lutein and vitamin C as well as vitamin K.