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Asolo Lettuce Mix

Inspired by trips to the market in Asolo at the foot of the Dolomites in Italy, this is a delicious mix of lettuces that will provide for months on end.
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500 seeds

30 seedlings

Delivery:

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Sow Under Cover
Direct Sow/ Plant Out
Flowers/ Harvest

Details:

Type
Hardy Annual
Position
Kitchen Garden
Soil
Broad Tolerance
Height
30cm (12in)
Group/Species
sativa
Common name
Lettuce
Moisture
Moist but Well-drained
Aspect
Part Shade
Spread
20-25cm (8-10in)
Cultivation
Direct sow in small batches every 4-6 weeks, March-early September. Can also sow in modules under cover February-September, but avoid the hottest weeks. In warm weather, water the drill before sowing and sow in the evening.

Description

I spent time when I was a child staying in the beautiful medieval hill town, Asolo, in the foothills of the Dolomites in Italy. We used to buy mixed baby leaf salad in the market, and take it home and dress it with a little olive oil and lemon juice. This mix of salad leaves is inspired by the memory.

We sowed this in September last year, and were still picking from the same patch in June. Incredible, and hugely recommended – I love it.

This mix contains:

Please note, illustrated packets are being introduced gradually over the coming months, availability may vary.

Care Tips

Lettuces need plenty of water, but not too much sun. Hot weather increases the likelihood of them going to seed.