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Lettuce All Year Round Seeds

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Packet of Lettuce All Year Round SeedsLettuce All Year Round is a butterhead type that is popular with amateur growers. It produces compact hearts and has a long cropping period. Whilst it is slow to bolt, it lacks the uniformity of more modern varieties.

Harvesting time will depend on sowing time.

Average Packet Contents: 500 Seeds

Lettuce All Year Round Grow Notes
When to Sow Seeds: March to August
Germination Temperature: 10°C+, Best Cooler Cover Seeds: Lightly
Time to Germination: 7 - 14 Days Frost Hardy: Best grown indoors during the colder months.
Spacing Between Plants: 25cm Row Spacing: 30cm
Plant Height: 25cm Planting Position: Sun / Part Shade

 

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General Guide to Sowing and Growing Lettuce Seeds

Lettuce need good soil to grow well, ideally the soil should have been well dug the previous autumn incorporating adequate manure as digging. Lettuce plants don’t like full sun but enjoy growing in an area which is slightly shaded and away from full sun.

Seeds can be started indoors or outdoors for a summer crop;

  • Indoors: Sow 2 seeds to a cell, removing the weaker seedling as soon as the first true leaves appear on the plant. Plant outdoors once the seedlings are considered large enough.
  • Outdoors: Sow seeds thinly in 2cm deep drills which are 30cm apart. Cover the seeds with soil. When sowing outdoors make sure you don’t sow the seeds to close as this will waste seeds and make more working thinning them out in a few weeks time.
  • Lettuce Seeds germinate best at cooler temperatures, they may stay dormant if too hot.

You will need to protect your lettuce seedlings from slugs.

Harvesting

Lettuce are quick growers and before you know it your lettuce will be ready for harvesting. The lettuce will be ready as soon as a firm heart has formed, you can test to see if they ready for harvesting by gently squeezing the top of the plant.

Pull the whole plant from the ground and then cut off the root and lower leaves. Making sure you compost the roots and lower leaves.

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Lettuce All Year Round
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Never fails
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17 February 2015  |  Rosanna

Grow every year and always pleased with result. Good heart for salads and if goes over use for soups. Good in garden, boxes and allotment, in fact wherever you have space.

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