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Italianischer Lettuce Seeds (Organic)

Italianischer Lettuce Seeds (Organic)

Italian Leafy Gem

Italianischer Lettuce, originating from Italy, is a renowned heirloom variety appreciated for its distinct characteristics and culinary versatility. Within the Italianischer Lettuce family, there aren't distinct subspecies, but this cultivar stands out for its remarkable attributes.

The plant presents a visually appealing appearance with loose, frilly leaves showcasing vibrant shades of green. Its attractive rosette-like form and crisp texture make it a desirable addition to both gardens and culinary creations.

Taste-wise, Italianischer Lettuce offers a mild, slightly bitter flavor with a hint of sweetness, providing a pleasant palate sensation. The leaves are tender yet firm, ideal for salads, sandwiches, and as a garnish, adding both flavor and visual appeal to dishes.

When planting Italianischer Lettuce from seed, it thrives in well-drained, nutrient-rich soil with partial shade. Sow the seeds directly into the ground or containers, maintaining consistent moisture for successful germination. Optimal germination temperature ranges between 60-70°F (15-21°C).

Regular watering and providing adequate spacing, around 6-8 inches apart, support healthy growth and leaf development. Additionally, planting in cooler weather or providing shade during hotter periods can prevent premature bolting, ensuring a prolonged harvest.

Italianischer Lettuce's aesthetic appeal, mild flavor, and culinary adaptability make it a favored choice for gardeners seeking both visual charm and culinary delight in their gardens and dishes.

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Description

Italianischer Lettuce, originating from Italy, is a renowned heirloom variety appreciated for its distinct characteristics and culinary versatility. Within the Italianischer Lettuce family, there aren't distinct subspecies, but this cultivar stands out for its remarkable attributes.

The plant presents a visually appealing appearance with loose, frilly leaves showcasing vibrant shades of green. Its attractive rosette-like form and crisp texture make it a desirable addition to both gardens and culinary creations.

Taste-wise, Italianischer Lettuce offers a mild, slightly bitter flavor with a hint of sweetness, providing a pleasant palate sensation. The leaves are tender yet firm, ideal for salads, sandwiches, and as a garnish, adding both flavor and visual appeal to dishes.

When planting Italianischer Lettuce from seed, it thrives in well-drained, nutrient-rich soil with partial shade. Sow the seeds directly into the ground or containers, maintaining consistent moisture for successful germination. Optimal germination temperature ranges between 60-70°F (15-21°C).

Regular watering and providing adequate spacing, around 6-8 inches apart, support healthy growth and leaf development. Additionally, planting in cooler weather or providing shade during hotter periods can prevent premature bolting, ensuring a prolonged harvest.

Italianischer Lettuce's aesthetic appeal, mild flavor, and culinary adaptability make it a favored choice for gardeners seeking both visual charm and culinary delight in their gardens and dishes.

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Ships from Northern CA.

Shipping Weight: 0.01 lb

Dimensions: 0.1"L x 3.25"W x 4.5"H

Features

  • Heat Tolerant
  • Open-Pollinated
  • Succession Planting

Characteristics

Organic Status: Certified Organic Product
Growth Habit : Herbaceous
Life Cycle : Annual
Planting Time : Fall
Planting Time : Spring
Seed Unit Sizes : Seed Pack
Starting Location : Direct Sow
Starting Location : Start Indoors & Transplant
Sun Requirements : Full Sun/Part 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: 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 mature but still young and crisp.

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