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Organic Lettuce, Summer Bibb - SNV8244

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Growing Lettuce

Growing Lettuce

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  • In stock. Ships from our warehouse in Northern California.

Lettuce - Summer Bibb - Lactuca sativa

Hardy Annual A variety developed from Kentucky Bibb, it is slower bolting and better adapted to Southern heat standing 2-3 weeks longer than original bibb. Medium green rosette head, deep waxy leaves, firm interior. Recommended for hotbed or greenhouse growing.

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 transplanting outside, or sow directly as soon as soil can be worked. Make successive plantings every 10-14 days for continuous harvest. In mild climates, lettuce can be sown from spring through fall.

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

Did You Know? Bred by Dr. Raleigh of Cornell University and introduced in 1963. Lettuce is a good source of vitamin A.

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 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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  • Item Model Number: SNV8244
  • Shipping Dimensions: 4.5 x 3.25 x 0.1 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.01 pounds

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