Oak Leaf Blend Leaf Lettuce Seeds

Organic, Heirloom

This packet sows up to 92 feet.
Availability: In Stock
Planting your garden a little late in the spring? Oak Leaf Blend is the right choice. Fairly heat tolerant, leaves remain tender and sweet without the bitterness that often develops in other lettuces when warmer weather arrives. Shaped like oak leaves, this lettuce is wonderful picked very young for baby greens for salads and sandwiches, or picked very young for baby greens.
$2.29 750 mg

Botanical Name: Lactuca sativa

Days to Maturity: 40–60 days

Family: Asteraceae

Native: Unknown; lettuce has been in cultivation for a long time.

Hardiness: Frost-tolerant annual

Plant Dimensions: 6"–7" tall, 5"–6" wide

Variety Information: Fairly tight rosettes of medium green or red, deeply lobed oak leaf-shaped leaves.

When to Sow Outside: RECOMMENDED. 2 to 4 weeks before your average last frost date, and when soil temperature is at least 40°F, ideally 60°–70°F. Successive Sowings: Every 3 weeks until 4 to 6 weeks before your average first fall frost date. Mild Climates: Sow in fall and winter for cool season harvests.

When to Start Inside: 4 to 6 weeks before your average last frost date, and in summer when soil temperatures are too warm (above 80°F) to germinate lettuce seed.

Days to Emerge: 5–10 days

Seed Depth: Surface to ⅛"

Seed Spacing: A group of 3 seeds every 6"

Row Spacing: 6"

Thinning: When ½" tall, thin to 1 every 6"

Harvesting: Harvest in the morning, by cutting off at ground level. If regrowth is desired, cut the leaves higher, at 2". For a continual supply, outer, individual leaves can be harvested at any stage of maturity, but leave at least half of the plant for regrowth.

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