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Organic Lettuce, Speckles (1 oz) - SNV5284

Growing Lettuce

Growing Lettuce

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Lettuce - Speckles - Lactuca sativa

Hardy annual Heirloom. Apple green leaves speckled with red-brown flecks grow in a loose rosette. This bibb lettuce was brought by the Mennonites to America 200 years ago from Germany and Holland. Forms a blanched heart of yellow-green leaves. Speckles is not all show, enjoy an excellent sweet, buttery, flavor.

Soil & Water: Lettuce likes full sun except in hot summer climates where it prefers some shade, especially in the afternoon. Add plenty of compost to the soil to encourage rapid growth. Water evenly and moderately to prevent bitterness.

Planting & Growing: Start seeds indoors 4 weeks before planting outside, or sow seed directly as soon as the soil is workable. Make successive plantings every 10-14 days for a continuous harvest. In mild climates, lettuce can be sown spring through fall.

Harvesting & Storage: Begin harvesting outer leaves as soon as they are large enough and continue until a central stalk begins to form. You can also harvest the entire plant when it's young and crisp.

Did You Know? Lettuce is native to the Mediterranean basin. Lettuce has been served up for about 4,500 years and continues to be a favorite vegetable choice.

Soil Temperature: 40-65F
Planting Depth: 1/4"-1/2"
Germination: 7-14 Days
Height At Maturity: 8"-12"
Days To Maturity: 60-65 Days
Sun/Shade: Full Sun
Spacing After Thinning: 4"
Approx Seeds per 1 oz: 22,863

Peaceful Valley Farm & Garden Supply brand vegetable seeds from packs are guaranteed to germinate. Once the seeds have sprouted, please understand that Peaceful Valley cannot be held responsible for the many uncontrollable growing and climatic conditions that must be met to insure the success of your crop(s).

Peaceful Valley brand vegetable seeds are all non-GMO and Certified Organic.
Buy with confidence and plant the best!

  • Item Model Number: SNV5284
  • Shipping Dimensions: 3 x 4 x 0.5 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.1 pounds

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