Lettuce 'Solix'

Lettuce 'Solix' is a beautiful crimson-purple oak leaf lettuce, which is really slow to bolt and has a good shape. 'Solix' excelled in our lettuce trial this year, cropping long and hard from early spring and summer sowings. More
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Lettuce 'Solix' is a beautiful crimson-purple oak leaf lettuce, which is really slow to bolt and has a good shape. 'Solix' excelled in our lettuce trial this year, cropping long and hard from early spring and summer sowings.

Genus Lactuca
Group/Species sativa
Variety Solix
Type Hardy Annual
Common Name Lettuce
Soil Type Neutral
Site Full Sun, Part Shade
Moisture Moist but Well-drained
Spacing 10-15cm (4-6in) for cut-and-come again, 30cm (12in) if you want large leaves
Sowing, Seeds, Planting Direct sow in small batches every 2-3 weeks from March-early September 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.
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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