Lettuce Crisphead Great Lakes HEIRLOOM Seeds

Lettuce Crisphead Great Lakes HEIRLOOM Seeds

Lactuca sativa

Item #0024

75 days. Great Lakes is the first true iceberg lettuce. An All-America Selections winner in 1944, this bolt-resistant variety continues to be a favorite today. Grow extra to harvest young, crunchy, baby greens! Lettuce is easy to grow from seed, and home-grown is far superior to the grocery store product. An All-America Selections winner.

This packet sows six 10-foot rows.

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Days to Emerge:
5-10 days

Seed Depth:

Seed Spacing:
A group of 6 seeds every 8"

Row Spacing:

When 1" tall, thin to 1 every 8"

When to sow outside: 2 to 4 weeks before average last frost, and successive sowings thereafter every 3 weeks until 2 weeks before the first fall frost. USDA zone 8 or warmer: also sow in fall for winter harvest.

When to start inside: 6 to 8 weeks before last frost and in summer when soil temperatures are too warm outside to germinate lettuce seed

Harvesting: Head lettuce should be harvested in the early morning. Heads can be harvested when 4" wide and should be harvested no later than 2 weeks after they reach full size (6").

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