Organic lettuce

Lettuce 'Little Gem Delight'

Organic lettuce - Lettuce  'Little Gem Delight'

Common Name: Organic lettuce
Genus: Lettuce
Cultivar: 'Little Gem Delight'

Category: Fruit & Vegetables

Height: 0.30 m (30 cm)
Spread: 0.25 m (25 cm)

  • Position: full sun
  • Soil: fertile and moisture retentive
  • Rate of growth: fast
  • Hardiness: hardy

    A compact little gem lettuce with a sweet nutty flavour and a crisp dense heart. Its delicious flavour makes it ideal for salads and sandwiches. This variety shows some tolerance to downy mildew.

  • Growing Instructions:

    Sow from March to July every 4 weeks for continuous crops. Sow thinly in drills 13mm deep in rows 25cm apart in well prepared soil. in well prepared soil. When large enough to handle thin the plants to 20cm apart and keep well watered for the most flavoursome hearts. They can be grown in pots and growbags as well as directly in the garden. They will be ready to eat from June to September and later plants can be protected by a cloche to extend the season.

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