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Lettuce 'Solix'

A beautiful, crimson-purple oak leaf lettuce that is really slow to bolt and has a good shape.
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100 seeds

5 seedlings (510435-5)

10 seedlings (510435-10)

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Sow Under Cover
Direct Sow/ Plant Out
Flowers/ Harvest

Details:

Type
Edible Crop
Position
Kitchen Garden
Soil
Broad Tolerance
Height
30cm (12in)
Group/Species
sativa
Common name
Lettuce
Moisture
Moist but Well-drained
Size
100 seeds
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

A beautiful, crimson-purple oak leaf lettuce that is really slow to bolt and has a good shape. This crops long and hard from early spring and summer sowings.

Care Tips

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