Lettuce 'Merveille de Quatre Saisons'

An old variety with a big, open structure and beautiful, crumpled bronze outer leaves for picking almost all year. More
500 seeds 080009 £1.95 In stock
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Lettuce 'Merveille de Quatre Saisons' is 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.

Genus Lactuca sativa
Variety Merveille de Quatre Saisons
Type Hardy Annual
Common Name Lettuce
Soil Type Neutral
Site Full Sun, Part Shade
Moisture Moist but Well-drained
Spacing 20-25cm (8-10in)
Sowing, Seeds, Planting Direct serial sow in small batches 3-4 times from February - April and /or August-September in lines, or blocks. Avoid sowing in the hot, dry months. 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.
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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