Heirloom Lettuces Blend is a mix of heirloom lettuce varieties chosen to provide an assortment of delightful flavors, colors and textures, making it easy to grow your own salad mixture. Mix includes; Black Seeded Simpson, Oakleaf, Red and Green Salad Bowl, and Prizehead lettuces.
Heirloom Lettuces Blend does well with beets, bush beans, pole beans, cabbage, carrots, cucumbers, onion, radish and strawberries in your garden or containers. You can also plant your lettuce at the base of young sunflowers for a little shade.
Germ: 7-14 days
Maturity: 25-50 days
Net Wt. per Packet: 1 gram
Approximate Seed Count: 790 Seeds/Packet
Plant: Directly sow the seed into well-drained, fertile soil with lots of added organic matter as soon as it can be worked in the spring. Repeat at 2 week intervals until late spring. Sow the seed again in the late summer to early fall.
Care: Water generously and fertilize when plants are 3″ (7.5 cm) tall. Provide light shade for the late spring and summer plantings.
Harvest: Pick the individual leaves anytime as needed. The flavor is best for salads while they are still young and small. Mature leaves can be used braised, in stir-fry and soups.
Health: Green leafy vegetables are low in saturated fats and are a good source of dietary fiber and many vitamins and minerals.