Lettuce Heirloom Cutting Mix - Renee&
Lettuce Heirloom Cutting Mix - Renee&
Lettuce Heirloom Cutting Mix - Renee&
Lettuce Heirloom Cutting Mix - Renee&

Lettuce Heirloom Cutting Mix - Renee's Garden

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Lactuca sativa

Baby Leaf Lettuce

EXCLUSIVE - We’ve worked with a talented breeder who specializes in selecting heirloom varieties to compose this blend of luscious antique lettuces. The pretty mix includes seeds for red-flecked, lime-green “Speckled Troutback,” sweet “Blush Butter Cos,” juicy “Red Ruffled Oak,” notched dark red “Devil’s Tongue” and crispy, upright “Sucrine.” These beautiful lettuces create a tapestry in the garden and you’ll be able to cut their fast growing, flavorful leaves often for colorful and delicious salad bowls all season.

Equal parts: Troutback, Blush Butter Cos, Red Ruffled Oak, Red Devil's Tongue & Sucrine lettuces

Seed Count: Approx. 1400 / Weight: 2 g

Plant In Sun/Shade Planting Depth Space Seeds Days to Germinate

Days to Harvest

Mar.-June Aug.-Sept. Full Sun
1/4 in.
1/2 in.
7 - 14 days
35 - 40 days

START SEEDS OUTDOORS

In cool early spring weather, sow seeds in finely worked soil in full sun. Shake seeds from the palm of your hand, broadcasting them about 1/2 in. apart over the entire seedbed or in wide rows, and cover lightly and evenly  with 1/4 in. of fine soil. Firm soil gently and water in with a fine spray. Keep seedbed evenly moist. Make small successive sowings until summer weather turns hot for a constant supply. Plant again in late summer for fall harvesting. Or, space seedlings 8 to 10 in. apart and let them mature to full size heads.

GROWING NOTES

Lettuce thrives in mild weather with consistent moisture. To extend the sowing season into hot weather, erect a canopy of loosely woven shade cloth over the lettuce bed. Birds are attracted to tender young seedlings so protect them if necessary.

HARVEST AND USE

To harvest by the 'cut and come again" method, wait until plants are 4 to 5 in. tall. Cut as much as you need, using scissors to sheer off a patch of leaves 1 to 2 in. above the soil level. Water well and fertilize lightly and plants will regrow for several more cuttings. Dress with extra virgin olive oil and a mild fruit or balsamic vinegar to enjoy the sweet flavors and juicy textures of these delicate young leaves at their best.

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