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Crimson and Jade Pattern Lettuce Collection | Sarah Raven

Crimson and Jade Pattern Lettuce Collection

Plant this at almost any time of year and this crimson and jade pattern duo of lettuce will crop for months at a stretch.
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10 seedlings

Delivery:

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

Details:

Position
Kitchen Garden
Soil
Broad Tolerance
Height
30cm (12in)
Moisture
Moist but Well-drained
Size
10 seedlings
Aspect
Part Shade
Spread
30cm (12in)
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

Plant this at almost any time of year and this crimson and jade pattern duo of lettuce will crop for months at a stretch.

Don't harvest the heart (unless it's very hot and dry), just pick individual outer leaves, as much as you want, for salad each day.

This collection contains 5 seedlings each of:

Care Tips

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