lettuce mixed pack
lettuce - mixed
- Position: full sun
- Soil: humus-rich, moisture retentive soil
- Rate of growth: average
- Hardiness: tender
Tasty early spring salads can be made from this lettuce selection. It contains a mixture of the best 13 varieties of lettuce chosen for their flavour and early cropping.
- Growing Instructions
Sow inside - January to March under cover in cloches or mini polytunnels
Sow outside - March to September.
Can be grown in pots or directly sow the seeds thinly in lines or blocks straight into the ground.
Stagger the sowing every 6 weeks, they grow back after cutting and could also be sown where you have a gap in the garden for a quick crop.
Harvest - May to November
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Q:When do I plant potatoes and other veg?
When is the best time to plants potatoes? Also can you advise me what veg I could grow now until March with poly tunnels?Asked on 10/4/2006 by Bets Ingram
A:You can start chitting your early and maincrop seed potatoes in February, but the best time to plant is in early to mid spring. As for growing vegetables in your polytunnels, you have lots of options. Spinach, kale, and some varieties of lettuce will live through the winter in a polytunnel. Certain kinds of onion work well from an autumn sowing, and you'll get a much earlier crop than if you'd waited until spring. Other possibilities are cabbage, Pak Choy, Chinese cabbage, and most root crops. Leeks, beets, carrots, turnips, parsnips and radishes, can be sown for winter harvestAnswered on 10/5/2006 by Crocus
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