Mini Greens Lettuce Seed Mix

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SKU:
V1489
Seed Count:
Approx 200 seeds per pack
Days to Maturity:
15-40 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
  • Mini Greens Lettuce Seed Mix
  • Mini Greens Lettuce Seed Mix
  • Mini Greens Lettuce Seed Mix
  • Mini Greens Lettuce Seed Mix
$3.15

Description

Mini Greens Lettuce Mix 

A custom blend of red and green leaf lettuces to create these lovely mini lettuces. This 50/50 mixture includes Red Oak Leaf, Red and Green Salad Bowl, along with Black Seeded Simpson. These delicious mini greens are usually harvested somewhere in between a sprout and true baby leaf lettuce.

Highly in demand by chefs and high end restaurants, our mini greens mix is perfect for an extremely fast maturing harvest of attractive, delicately flavored greens that can also be allowed to mature to their full size if desired. Succession plant every 10 days for a continuous harvest of these tiny greens.

Mini greens stage is ready to harvest in about 15 - 20 days. Full maturity is in 30 – 40 days.

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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