Lettuce Seeds, Salad Bowl Red (L. sativa)
Fabulous oak-shaped leaves with red-bronze colour. A crisp, tender, non-hearting variety, making it great for plucking just a few leaves and then left to continue growing.
Plant type: Hardy Annual
Sow when: Autumn-Spring
Sow where: Punnets
Spacing x Height: 20cm x 20cm
Position: Part shade/Full sun
Harvest: 40 days
Companion plants: Plant next to high plants so to help shade them from summer sun. Good companion with celery as they both need lots of water.
Growing Details: Keep soil constantly moist. Fertiliser high in nitrogen. If lettuce is grown too slow the leaves will get bitter.
Seeds per package: 400