Green Salad Bowl Lettuce Seeds - (Lactuca sativa)

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SKU:
V1069
Seed Count:
Approx 200 seeds per pack
Days to Maturity:
45-68 days
Type:
Leaf
Days to Germination:
2-10 days @ 60-70F
Plant Spacing:
4-8"
Soil Requirements:
Moist
Status:
Heirloom, Non-Hybrid, Non-GMO seeds
  • Green Salad Bowl Leaf Lettuce - (Lactuca sativa)
  • Green Salad Bowl Leaf Lettuce - (Lactuca sativa)
$3.15

Description

Green Salad Bowl Lettuce - Perfect for Any Salad!

Large, fast-growing rosettes of sweet, bright green wavy, deep-notched crisp leaves. A loose head “cut and come again” type. Never bitter, slow to bolt, long harvest. A staple for home and market growers.

An All American Selection winner in 1952.

History

Lettuce is thought to have originated in Asia Minor, probably from one of the wild lettuce types, of which there are more than 100 varieties. Lettuce graced the tables of Persian kings, Roman senators, and medieval lords. It has been food for peasant and noble alike for hundreds of years. Lettuce was also prized medicinally for its cooling powers and was used to tame fevers, liver inflammations and lust. 

Uses

Leaves are used in salads and on sandwiches.

Growing Tip

Mulching your lettuce plants will help the shallow root system maintain even moisture. Try to keep constant moisture by watering the soil not the leaves.

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1 Review

  • 5
    Reliable, ongoing harvest through short growing season

    Posted by Jack, NV on Jul 29th 2017

    This was one of our most reliable lettuces this year. In the high desert of northern Nevada USDA zone 5 our summers are short so quick production is essential. We were harvesting leaves 35 days after sowing, and the plants continued providing excellent yields until they began to bolt 65 days after 1st harvest. That's over two months of reliable production per planting, and planted in succession we were harvesting from July through October. At first, we harvested only the outer leaves, then as the heads grew to about 15 inches we took the whole plant. Production was best when allowed room to reach full size, so spacing/thinning is important. This lettuce has very tender leaves that have a light, true lettuce flavor. This year it was part of our test garden. Next year we plan for it to be one of our most important producers. We also planted this in our indoor aquaponics system and have had continuous production for 6 months and counting.

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