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Organic Lettuce, Summer Bibb

Slower to Bolt than Other Bibbs

Brand: Peaceful Valley    Item Number: SNV8244

$2.99

In Stock! Ships from Northern CA.

$2.99

In Stock! Ships from Northern CA.

Description

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.

Did You Know? Bred by Dr. Raleigh of Cornell University and introduced in 1963. 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 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.

Soil Temperature: 40-65°F
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

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Features

  • Open-Pollinated
  • Succession Planting

Characteristics

Seed Unit Sizes Seed Pack Organic Status Certified Organic Product
Life Cycle Hardy Annual Planting Time Spring, Fall
Approximate Harvest Time Late Spring, Early Summer, Late Fall, Early Winter Ideal Soil Temperature 40-65°F
Days to Maturity 50 - 60 Days, 60 - 90 Days Sun Requirements Full Sun/Part Sun
Growth Habit Herbaceous Starting Location Direct Sow, Start Indoors & Transplant
Soil pH 6.1 - 7.0
Seed Unit Sizes Seed Pack
Organic Status Certified Organic Product
Life Cycle Hardy Annual
Planting Time Spring, Fall
Approximate Harvest Time Late Spring, Early Summer, Late Fall, Early Winter
Ideal Soil Temperature 40-65°F
Days to Maturity 50 - 60 Days, 60 - 90 Days
Sun Requirements Full Sun/Part Sun
Growth Habit Herbaceous
Starting Location Direct Sow, Start Indoors & Transplant
Soil pH 6.1 - 7.0

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 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.

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Shipping Information

Shipping Weight: 0.01 lbs. Dimensions: 4.5"L x 3.25"W x 0.1"H

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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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