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 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.
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 8-10 weeks from sowing. Harvest as hearting lettuce in one go, or just pick a few leaves at a time, producing leaves for about 3 months at a time. Serial sowing should provide leaves almost all year.
Cooking Notes This can be cooked, stuffed or eaten raw.
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  • Sow Under Cover/Plant Indoors
  • Direct Sow/Plant Outdoors
  • Flowers/Harvest
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