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Lettuce 'Little Gem' Seeds

Lettuce 'Little Gem' Seeds

   
This Cos variety of lettuce has a dense crisp heart and excellent flavour. Harvest throughout summer from successional plantings. Neat and compact, so can be planted closer together. Some tolerance to pests and diseases. Gives a delicious sweet crunch to sandwiches and salads.
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Latin Name: Lactuca sativa
Height: 30cm
Spread: 30cm
Growing Info:
Sow thinly from March-August in drills, 10mm deep, in soil that has been raked to a fine tilth. Grows well under cloches in frosty weather. Thin out seedlings when large enough to handle to 15cm between plants. Suitable for succession sowing for constant supply. Can also be sown under cover Feb-April in modules, and planted out to the vegetable garden after the frosts have passed. Thin to 15cm between plants and 25-30cm between rows.
Aftercare:
Sow little and often to ensure a continuous supply of fresh lettuce for up to 6 months. May need protection from birds and insects with fleecing or netting.
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Avg. Seeds/Pack: 1000

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