Serendipity's Gourmet Heirloom Lettuce Blend
We have specially designed this blend to make your salad mix stand out from the crowd. Selected varieties yield darker reds and greens even under low-light conditions. Ruffled edges and unique leaf shapes provide interesting texture, good shelf life, and fancy appearance. Excellent for the gourmet cook in you! Includes Black Seeded Simpson, Green Oakleaf, Paris Island, Cos Tango, Red Romaine, Ruby Red and Lollo Rossa lettuces. Perfect for raised bed gardening. Market gardeners love this mix as well!
Plant in succession for a longer harvest!
Plant about 60 seeds per foot
About 1000 will sow 16 feet
There are four lettuce type classifications: crisphead, romaine, loose and butterhead
Several harvests can be obtained from one plant until the central stem forms
Loose-leaf lettuces provide vitamins A and C, folate, and iron
They can be used fresh in salads
Sow seed directly in late spring after weather has warmed and soil is workable.
Plant Care: For the biggest yields grow plants in raised composted beds. Water regularly.