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Lettuce 'Moonred'

Brilliant for sowing and growing all year, this crimson-coloured Cos is crunchy, reliably hardy here for us, even outside in winter, and has become one of our all-year lettuce stalwarts.
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200 seeds

Delivery:

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

Details:

Type
Edible Crop
Position
Kitchen Garden
Soil
Broad Tolerance
Height
30cm (12in)
Common name
Lettuce
Moisture
Moist but Well-drained
Aspect
Full Sun
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.

Description

Brilliant for sowing and growing all year, this crimson-coloured Cos is crunchy, reliably hardy here for us, even outside in winter, and has become one of our all-year lettuce stalwarts.

Care Tips

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