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Stock: Out Of Stock
SKU Code: V 765
Characteristics: Annual leaf vegetable
Seed per packet: Approx 100
Heirloom variety of Iceberg (crisphead) lettuce from 1941 noted for having a denser head than most varieties.
This vigorous lettuce forms large well-rounded solid heads tightly folded in cooler weather with a good crisp texture and flavour.
Heat and cold tolerant with a good disease and tip burn resistant.
Slow to bolt making this an outstanding variety for the home garden, containers and hydroponics.
Prefers moist fertile well-drained soil but grows well in almost any garden soil in a sunny position with adequate water. Grow fast with plenty of water and regular feeds of liquid manure to avoid bitterness.
Tropical: All Year
Temperate: All Year
Sow: 3mm deep.
Sow direct or grow in trays of a good seed raising mix and transplant when learge enough to handle.
Germination: 6-10 days.
Plant space: 20cm
Row space: 30cm
Maturity: 7-8 weeks
Feed with a soluble fertiliser every two weeks for stronger plants.
We now stock a range of Propagation Accessories including the popular Aquamiser Propagation Kits, Pots, Native and Forestry Tubes, Trays, Labels and more.
We can only ship these items to Australian locations, international customers please request shipping quotation prior to purchasing.