Lettuce Mesclun Farmer's Market Blend Seeds

Lettuce Mesclun Farmer's Market Blend Seeds

Lactuca sativa

Item #0077

21-45 days. Why go to the grocery store for pricey mesclun mixes when it’s so easy to grow your own? This perfect blend of six leaf lettuce varieties has a beautiful range of leaf shapes, textures, and colors with mild flavor. Begin harvesting leaves in just 2 to 3 weeks! Cut back plants and they will re-grow. Easy to grow in containers. Varieties include: Tango 15%, Royal Oak Leaf 15%, Red Salad Bowl 32%, Black Seeded Simpson 15%, Grand Rapids TBR 15%, Red Sails 8%.

This packet sows three or six 7-foot rows depending on spacing.

Days to Emerge:
5-10 days

Seed Depth:
1/8"

Seed Spacing:
1/4"-1/2"

Row Spacing:
6"

Thinning:
Not neccessary for baby greens


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

When to start inside: Not recommended.

Special sowing instructions: For growing full-sized plants, see inside of packet.

Harvesting: Harvest individual leaves at 2" - 4" tall for a continual supply. If you wish to harvest as heads, cut off at 2" above ground level as soon as possible after head forms; new leaves will grow from the center. The earlier the harvest, the more tender the crop.

Artist: Carolyn Crawford



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