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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.

Genus Lactuca
Group/Species sativa
Variety Solix
Type Edible Crop
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.
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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