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Organic Lettuce, Freckles (1/4 lb)

Organic Lettuce, Freckles (1/4 lb)

A Tender and Long Standing Heirloom

Lettuce - Freckles - Lactuca sativa

Hardy Annual Heirloom. This romaine lettuce has green leaves splashed with red. The red darkens as the lettuce matures. Freckles is a tender and long standing heirloom. It makes a beautiful addition to any salad!

Did You Know? Lettuce is a good source of vitamin A.

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 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 from spring through fall.

Harvesting & Storage: You can pick romaine lettuce as soon as it is big enough to use. You can pick the outer leaves and allow the inner leaves to continue growing. You can also use the plants pulled while thinning.

Soil Temperature: 40-65°F
Planting Depth: 1/4"-1/2"
Germination: 7-14 Days
Height At Maturity: 6"-10"
Days To Maturity: 50-70 Days
Sun/Shade: Full Sun
Spacing After Thinning: 10"
Approx Seeds per Pack: 130,643 Seeds

USDA Certified Organic
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Description

Lettuce - Freckles - Lactuca sativa

Hardy Annual Heirloom. This romaine lettuce has green leaves splashed with red. The red darkens as the lettuce matures. Freckles is a tender and long standing heirloom. It makes a beautiful addition to any salad!

Did You Know? Lettuce is a good source of vitamin A.

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 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 from spring through fall.

Harvesting & Storage: You can pick romaine lettuce as soon as it is big enough to use. You can pick the outer leaves and allow the inner leaves to continue growing. You can also use the plants pulled while thinning.

Soil Temperature: 40-65°F
Planting Depth: 1/4"-1/2"
Germination: 7-14 Days
Height At Maturity: 6"-10"
Days To Maturity: 50-70 Days
Sun/Shade: Full Sun
Spacing After Thinning: 10"
Approx Seeds per Pack: 130,643 Seeds

Peaceful Valley Farm & Garden Supply brand seeds 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 ensure 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!

Shipping Information

Ships from Northern CA.

Shipping Weight: 0.3 lb

Dimensions: 8.0"L x 3.0"W x 1.0"H

Features

  • Heirloom
  • Open-Pollinated
  • Succession Planting

Characteristics

Organic Status: Certified Organic Product
Approximate Harvest Time : Early Summer
Approximate Harvest Time : Early Winter
Approximate Harvest Time : Late Fall
Approximate Harvest Time : Late Spring
Growth Habit : Herbaceous
Life Cycle : Hardy Annual
Planting Time : Fall
Planting Time : Spring
Seed Unit Sizes : Bulk
Soil pH : 6.1 - 6.5
Soil pH : 6.6 - 7.0
Starting Location : Direct Sow
Starting Location : Start Indoors & Transplant
Sun Requirements : Full Sun

Planting & Care

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 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 from spring through fall.

Harvesting & Storage: You can pick romaine lettuce as soon as it is big enough to use. You can pick the outer leaves and allow the inner leaves to continue growing. You can also use the plants pulled while thinning.

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Guarantee

Peaceful Valley Farm & Garden Supply brand vegetable seeds 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 ensure the success of your crop(s).

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