Produces a mound of loose, oak leaf shaped leaves for regular picking for several weeks. Does not produce a solid heart. Good resistance to bolting (running to seed).
How to sow
Sow thinly, 1cm (½in) deep in drills 30cm (12in) apart in soil which has been raked to a fine tilth. Water ground regularly, especially during dry periods.
How to grow
When large enough to handle, thin out seedlings to 30cm (12in) apart. Harvest as and when required.
Lettuce is a good source of beta-carotene and vitamin A.
- Harvesting period: June to October
- Pack contents (approx.): 300 seeds