Sweet yet piquant flavour. Quite distinct from normal lettuce with thicker, crisper leaves. Upright and cylindrical, forming tall, loose heads. Essential ingredient for Ceasar Salads.

Features

  • Heat Tolerant
  • Sweet and Tangy
  • Very Crisp

Product details

How

Sow direct where it is to grow or raise in trays of Yates Seed Raising Mix. Transplant when 3-4cm high.

Care

Plant in a well-drained, sunny position adding Yates Garden Lime and Yates Blood & Bone to the soil before planting. Water regularly and apply Yates Thrive Soluble Plant Food weekly. Make successive sowings every few weeks. Water at base of plant, rather than overhead, to minimise risk of disease. Protect from snails and slugs with Yates Blitzem.

Hint

Great companion plant for beans, beets, carrots, cucumbers, onion, peas, radish and strawberries.  Can be picked leaf by leaf or harvested whole.

Storage

Store in a cool dry place away from direct sunlight. Keep out of reach of children and pets.

NOT TO BE USED FOR ANY PURPOSE OR IN ANY MANNER CONTRARY TO THIS LABEL UNLESS AUTHORISED

Position Full sun
Plant space 30cm
Sow depth 3mm
Germination 7-10 days
Germination (days) 8
Row space 35cm
Maturity 8-10 weeks
Maturity (days) 63
Botanical name Lactuca sativa
Suitable for Pots and garden beds

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