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LETTUCE Salad Bowl Red

Lactuca sativa

Stock: Available

$3.60

Family: Asteraceae

Characteristics: Annual leaf vegetable

Seed per packet: Approx 200

An excellent loose-leaf lettuce that produces tender oak-shaped deep red leaves with a crunchy sweet tasting flavour.

Great for continuous picking, slow to bolt and holds its flavour well during hot weather without turning bitter.

Grow in full sun for deepest colour.

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
Cold: Spring-Summer

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.

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