Summer Lettuce 4 Varieties 150 seeds of each variety
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Summer Lettuce 4 Varieties 150 seeds of each variety
A great selection to provide tasty lettuce throughout the summer
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Summer lettuce

Description


This selection of lettuce varieties can be grown throughout the Spring / Summer. The 4 varieties will make any salad taste great and adds a variety of colours and textures
All 4 varieties will have Appx 150 seeds in each of the packets and are individually packed !!

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Cultivation

Lollo Rossa - appx 150 seeds

Description

Non-hearting type, red tinged leaves with waved and serrated edges. This variety also looks great in bedding schemes!!!

Cultivation

Sow seeds thinly from spring to mid summer ¼in deep in drills 15in apart.
They can also be sown indoors from mid spring in cooler areas for setting outdoors once the soil has warmed up.
A moist well drained soil which has had plenty of compost during the previous autumn is best.
In very hot weather it is best to water the soil before sowing and to make sowings during the early afternoon.
To lengthen the cropping period sow only a few seeds at a time at 2 - 3 week intervals

Lettuce Iceberg 4 - Appx 150 seeds

Description


An excellent variety of Iceberg lettuce that produces Medium - large heads with Dark Green leaves that have a red tinge to the outers. It can be cropped from early Summer until Autumn

Cultivation

Sow seeds thinly from spring to mid summer ¼in deep in drills 15in apart.
They can also be sown indoors from mid spring in cooler areas for setting outdoors once the soil has warmed up.
A moist well drained soil which has had plenty of compost during the previous autumn is best.
In very hot weather it is best to water the soil before sowing and to make sowings during the early afternoon.
Harvest the Lettuce when the heads are full and feel firm and plump when squeezed gently.

Little gem - Appx 150 seeds

Description


A Cos type lettuce that is quick to grow and has a very sweet flavour.

Cultivation

Sow the seeds Indoors from March - April or outdoors April - July.
For indoor sowings sow the seed in trays or small pots of moist compost (a few seeds in each pot ) and lightly cover the seed.
Min temperature for Germination is 10 deg C but slightly warmer is better.
Keep the compost moist
Once the seedlings are large enough to handle plant out into final positions no earlier than May

Successional sowings every 3 weeks will ensure you have plenty of Lettuce all Summer long.- Easy to grow salad essentials.

Lettuce Green Salad Bowl - Appx 150 seeds

Description


This variety produces large heads of long light green leaves that are deeply cut. The plants are heat tolerant and slow to bolt

Cultivation

Sow the seeds thinly in drills anytime from March - August and lightly cover
Sowing a few seeds at a time will avoid getting to many lettuce at one time - (3 week intervals)

Lettuce do best in fertile soil , so the addition of well rotted farmyard manure to the
Area to be planted will encourage strong growth
Harvest June-October.
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