Organic Lettuce Seed Collection

There's no easier to grow, longer producing lettuce than these. You can sow them any time of year. Keep picking and they keep producing. More
2 packets each with 500 seeds 140030 £2.95 In stock
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There's no easier to grow, longer producing lettuce than these. You can sow them any time of year. Keep picking and they keep producing.

This collection contains 500 seeds each of Lettuce 'Salad Bowl' and Lettuce 'Red Salad Bowl' packed in their own foils.

Genus Lactuca sativa
Variety Salad Bowl
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 sow in small batches every 4-6 weeks, March-August. The plants will be happiest in a cool northern bed, kept moist. Hot weather inhibits germination and increases the likelihood of bolting. Water the drill before sowing to decrease temperatures and sow in the evening. Can also sow in modules under cover February-September. 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 May-October, 6 weeks from sowing for salad leaves, 10 weeks to hearting. The leaves will produce for 2-3 months.
Cooking Notes This can be cooked, stuffed or eaten raw.
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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