Growing Calendar for Lettuce Seeds - Little Gem
Delivery: 5-7 Working Days
Little Gem is the one supermarkets sell by name, but you can certainly taste the difference when you grow your own.
That's because every plant produces a head of creamy, buttery leaves that is delicious and clean-tasting.
Every Little Gem plant forms a compact heads of tight, leaves. Little Gem is particularly quick growing- a perfect contender for a catch-crop while waiting for longer-growing vegetables to mature, and this mini variety is perfect for smaller gardens and containers, so great news if you hankering after growing your own but don't have the luxury of too much space.
Sow Indoors: March-May thinly ½in (1cm) deep in clean trays or modules of firm pre watered compost. Keep soil moist at all times.
Sow Outdoors: May-August thinly ½in (1cm) deep in direct harvest location. Keep soil moist at all times.
Thin Out: 9in (23cm) apart.
Plant Out: May-June into the required harvest position 9in (23cm) apart with 9in (23cm) between each row when plants have 3-4 true leaves.
Harvest: June-October when centre feels firm.
Standard Seeds E.C Rules and Regulations.
Little Gem usually grow well for me
Good germination. Still small plants but they taste quite different from supermarket Little Gem.
Excellent germination under glass. First sowing pricked out and very strong plants
Our products are all grown with the utmost care and to high standards of quality. We regularly check our nursery stock to determine exactly when they will be at the optimum time for despatch.
We despatch our fresh, nursery-grown live plants (including vegetables, trees and flowers) when they are at a stage of growth ready for you, the customer, to plant on at home.
The delivery period shown on your order confirmation indicates when you can expect to receive your order and we will endeavour to despatch your plants in this period within 7-14 days
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