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An old variety, with a big, open structure and beautiful, crumpled bronze outer leaves around a good small heart. Excellent flavour.

Avoid the very hot, dry months, but ideal for serial sowing, three or four times from early spring to autumn, for picking almost all year.

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

Genus Lactuca
Group/Species sativa
Variety Merveille de Quatre Saisons
Common Name Lettuce
Border Position Kitchen Garden
Soil Type Broad Tolerance
Site Part Shade
Moisture Moist but Well-drained
Height 30cm (12in)
Spacing 30cm (12in)
Sowing, Seeds, Planting Direct sow in small batches every 2-3 weeks from March-August in lines, or blocks. During the summer do not sow in the heat of the day. You can speed the germination process up by sowing into a length of guttering under cover and transplanting outside.
Care Tips The plants need plenty of water, but not too much sun. Hot weather inhibits germination.
Storing This keeps well in the fridge.
Harvesting 8 weeks from sowing, producing leaves in March-June and September-March from a serial sowing.
Cooking Notes This makes a fantastic salad base.
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
  • Sow Under Cover/Plant Indoors
  • Direct Sow/Plant Outdoors
  • Flowers/Harvest
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Lettuce 'Merveille de Quatre Saisons' reviews

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Reviewed 1st August 2019 by Shelagh

Excellent lettuce, good germination rate, healthy plants, great to eat

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Reviewed 31st July 2019 by Joyce

First year and the crop is bountiful.