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This cos lettuce has a pretty leaf, which is a bright Cos green with crimson splotches. Cos lettuce look great in a mixed leaf salad and are easy to grow.
If you pick Cos lettuce at the seedling stage it is cut-and-come-again. This cos is a very hardy variety for serial sowing, three or four times from early spring to autumn, for picking almost all year.
- Easy for beginners
|Variety:||Cos Lettuce 'Freckles'|
|Type:||Hardy Annual||Site:||The plants need plenty of water, but not too much sun. A cool, northern bed, kept moist is ideal. Hot weather inhibits germination.|
|Sowing:||Direct sow in small batches every 4-6 weeks from February-Early September in lines, or blocks, straight into the ground. Water the drill before sowing to decrease temperatures in warmer months and sow in the evening.|
|Final Thinning/Planting Distance:||20-25cm||Care tips:||Water well during dry spells.|
|Harvesting:||6-8 weeks from sowing, producing leaves for about 3 months. Successional sowing should provide leaves nearly all year.|