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Salad Bowl Blend Leaf Lettuce Seeds

Organic, Heirloom

5 out of 5 stars
(4 reviews)
Fill your bowl with the mixed colors of Salad Bowl! This blend has it all: great flavor, good looks, and sweet leaves in a heat-tolerant variety. The greens and reds look beautiful in salads and sandwiches. Harvest young for terrific baby greens. 'Green Salad Bowl' won the All-America Selections award in 1952, and 'Red Salad Bowl' won the Award of Garden Merit from the Royal Horticultural Society in 1995.

Botanical Name: Lactuca sativa

Days to Maturity: 21 – 50 days

Family: Organic, Heirloom

Native: Asteraceae

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

Plant Dimensions: 6"–8" tall, 8" wide

Variety Information: 'RED SALAD BOWL' has deeply lobed, burgundy leaves that form a large rosette if proper sowing distances are observed. Red color is more intense in cool weather. 'GREEN SALAD BOWL' has lobed, wavy green leaves forming a rosette. Both are resistant to bitter flavor during the heat. Both varieties in Salad Bowl Blend are from the 1950s.

Attributes: Good for Containers, Heat Tolerant

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 8"

Row Spacing: 12"

Thinning: When ½" tall, thin to 1 every 8"

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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Salad Bowl Blend Leaf Lettuce Seeds Reviews

4 reviews

Laura zone 5b

5 out of 5 stars Jul 22, 2018
This is a tasty and pretty mix. The large packet lasts me all growing season with several intervals of sowing.
Laura Richey from IN

Want great seed germination, growth & plants?!!

5 out of 5 stars May 2, 2019
You WILL be satisfied with this company. I am a permaculture engineer. High seed germination and no mislabeling. Great company.
DONNA FRANKLIN from PA

Lettuce blend

5 out of 5 stars Aug 1, 2019
Really good salad mix
Susan Eckard from WV

Favorite Salad Blend

5 out of 5 stars Jan 9, 2022
This mix germinates quickly and never disappoints. I grow it throughout the fall, winter, and spring. It's delicious and beautiful in the garden.
Link from TX

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