Lettuce Mesclun Valentine Organic Seeds

Lettuce Mesclun Valentine Organic Seeds

Lactuca sativa

Item #3126

21-68 days. Awaken your senses with a flavorful salad picked fresh from your garden. These heirloom and improved varieties create an exciting array of colors, textures and flavors. Beautiful and easy to grow in garden beds and containers, and even flower gardens. Contains equal parts: Marvel of Four Seasons, Lolla Rossa, Redina, Red Oak Leaf, Red Salad Bowl, Rouge d'Hiver, Ruben's Red.

This packet sows two or four 8-foot rows depending on spacing.

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Days to Emerge:
5-10 days

Seed Depth:
surface to 1/8"

Seed Spacing:
1/4" - 1/2"

Row Spacing:

Not necessary

When to sow outside: RECOMMENDED. 2 to 4 weeks before average last frost, and successive sowings every 3 weeks until 2 weeks before the first fall frost. In USDA zone 8 or warmer, also sow in fall for winter harvest.

When to start inside: Any time for fresh mesclun year-round! Grow on a sunny windowsill or under grow lights.

Harvesting: Harvest individual leaves at 2" - 4" tall for a continual supply. If you wish to harvest as heads, cut off at 2" above ground level as soon as possible after head forms; new leaves will grow from the center. The earlier the harvest, the more tender the crop.

Artist: Carolyn Crawford

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