Growing Calendar for Lettuce Seeds - Match
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This iceberg type lettuce has a crisp and crunchy head and a very sweet flavour. Savour the difference in texture and flavour of a home-grown lettuce to one you buy at the supermarket.
The sun-ripe flavour and sense of satisfaction from growing are the returns that make growing your own lettuce Match such a reward.
It is very tolerant of hot weather, is mildew resistant and slow to bolt. With 400 seeds to every packet you're paying pennies for every full head. We recommend you grow with red lettuce such as Bijou for attractive contrast and texture.
Sweet flavoured iceberg type slow to bolt..
Sow Indoors: February-April thinly ½in (1cm) deep in clean trays or modules of firm pre watered compost. Keep soil moist at all times.
Sow Outdoors: May-July thinly ½in (1cm) deep in direct harvest location. Keep soil moist at all times.
Thin Out: 12in (30cm) apart. use thinnings as baby leaf
Plant Out: May-June into the required harvest position12in (30cm) apart with 12in (30cm) between each row when plants have 3-4 true leaves.
Harvest: May-October when centres feel firm.
Standard Seeds E.C Rules and Regulations.
good seed quality, quantity and germination
grows very well in my patch
well formed crispy heads in most weather conditions
Growing salad leaves is an excellent pursuit, when starting out growing your own crops. So easy to sow and you’ll be able to reap the harvests in a relatively quick space of time.
Find out how to grow Salad Leaves.
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