Lettuce Red Leaves Mix - Mr. Fothergill&

Lettuce Red Leaves Mix - Mr. Fothergill's

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Lactuca sativa

An easy to grow container salad. Grow for delicious 'baby' leaves or for full heads. Ideal for small spaces and container gardens!

Seed Count: Approx. 1000

Outdoors: sow thinly March-August where they are to crop, 1.5cm (½") deep, directly into prepared, fertile, moisture-retentive soil, which has been watered. For cut and come again baby leaves, allow 15cm (6") between rows, or sow thinly, directly into 25cm (10") pots with drainage holes. Early sowings may benefit from cloche protection. Seedlings usually appear in 7-14 days. No further thinning should be necessary. Keep moist. Regular sowings, made every two to three weeks, will ensure a continuous supply of leaves. Pick a few from each plant when approx. 10cm (4") high. They will regrow for up to 4 'cuts.' Harvest: April-October. For mature lettuces, allow 25cm (10") between rows and thin to 20cm (8") apart. Harvest whole plants from May.

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