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Lettuce - Summer Bibb Blend - Lactuca sativa
Tender annual Grow your own luxurious salads of delicate, crisp, butterhead Bibb lettuces. This mix gives you a colorful blend heat-tolerant varieties of Bibb lettuce: Summer Bibb, Merveille Des 4 Saisons and Continuity. Seed packet contains an equal amount of each variety of seed, but the seeds in this mix are NOT color coded; you will NOT know which variety you are planting until the lettuces mature. The seeds are not color coded.
Soil and 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 and Growing: Start seeds indoors 4 weeks before transplanting outside, or sow seed directly as soon as the soil is workable. Plant 10-14 days for a continuous harvest. In mild climates, lettuce can be sown from spring through fall.
Harvesting and Storage: Harvest the entire plant when mature, but still young and crisp. All lettuces are at their best when picked as needed and used immediately. Head lettuce will only last a few days in the refrigerator before deteriorating.
Did You Know? Bibb lettuce was developed by Jack Bibb in Kentucky in the 19th century.
Soil Temperature: 40-65°F
Planting Depth: 1/4"-1/2"
Germination: 7-14 Days
Height At Maturity: 8"-12"
Days to Maturity: 45-70 Days
Sun/Shade: Full Sun
Spacing After Thinning: 8"
Approx Seeds per Pack: 500 Seeds
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.
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