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LETTUCE Selway Red (Heirloom)

Lactuca sativa

Stock: Available

SKU Code: V 743

$3.99

Family: Asteraceae

Characteristics: Annual leaf vegetable

Seed per packet: Approx 200

An excellent heirloom Lollo Rossa type loose leaf lettuce with ornamental deep red/purple frilled leaves making it an exceptional lettuce for adding colour to salad bowl.

A good variety of lettuce that can be harvested as baby-leaf or full leaf. Continuous picking extends the growing season. Colour intensifies increases with exposure to heat or frost.

Growing instructions

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 large 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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