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Lettuce (Lactuca sativa)
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Lettuce Mixtures & Baby Lettuce

 

 

 

Lettuce - Baby Leaf Mix

Lettuce - Baby Leaf Mix      Baby Leaf
A range of varieties all developed for baby leaf production. All feature excellent colour and texture, plus high levels of mildew resistance. All of these varieties are suitable for whole head production. A mixture of baby leaf varieties, giving an easy solution for growing mixed leaf salad. A mix of Blenheim, Rubane, Osterley, Exbury, Bridgemere and Roselee 
Average 800 seeds per gram

2.45  Av  1 gram pkt


 


 

5 Star Greenhouse Lettuce Mix

Lettuce - Greenhouse 5 Star Mix        Baby Leaf
Special blend of downy mildew resistant varieties for growing under glass or polytunnel.
A beautiful mix of different leaf shapes and colours. This blend was selected after rigorous trials by the breeder. The varieties were selected for their ability to hold their colour (especially red leaf varieties) and resist downy mildew. Varieties include Sulu, Baronet, Antago, Blackhawk, Defender, Garrison and Annapolis. Harvest in 3-4 weeks for baby leaf by clipping with scissors.
Av 800 seeds per gram

1.95  Av  1 gram pkt


 


 

Gourmet Lettuce Mix  Baby Leaf

Gourmet Lettuce Mix    Baby Leaf
A designer blend of 7 lettuce varieties with ruffled edges, unique leaf shapes, interesting texture and delicious taste, for that gourmet salad mix. Specially selected varieties that yield darker reds and greens even under low light conditions. Some of the 7 varieties in the mix include Outrageous - bright red with ruffled edges, Firecracker - brilliant red, Tango, Royal Oak.   Harvest in 3-4 weeks for baby leaf.

0.85  Av  200 seeds

1.95  Av  1,000 seeds


 


 

Wildfire Lettuce Mix

Wildfire Lettuce Mix    Baby Leaf
A mix with a high percentage of red leaved varieties. The mix contains the darkest reds, Outredgeous, Aruba, Blackjack, and vibrant greens Tango, Royal Oak, Paris Island and saladbowl to compliment the mix. 28 days to maturity.

0.85 Av  200 seeds

2.65 Av 1,000 seeds



 


 

Lettuce Exbury seeds
Lettuce Exbury

Baby Lettuce Mix     Baby Leaf
6 separate pkts
A complete collection of 6 new varieties especially bred for the bagged salad market, ideal for growing at home. 1 pkt of the following Exbury, Osterley, Dixter, Bridgemere, Wentworth and Ashbrook see below for description. To sow as a mix empty packet contents into container, mix well and sow up to approx 500 seeds per sq metre for baby leaf, cut and come again.

Total price of 6 pkts bought separate 7.50

Save over 1.50
5.90 Collection of 6 separate pkts



 


 

 

 

Spicy Mesclun Mix    Baby Leaf
European salad type custom mixture of red and green young salad leaves, including spicy leaves such as Arugula (rocket), Red Giant Mustard, Bianca Riccia endive, and mild leaves of red lettuce Marvel of four seasons, Rouge D' Hiver and Kyona and Tatsoi greens.
Sow every 2 weeks for a continuous supply. Harvest after approx 3 weeks using scissors, some of the plants will re grow.

1.55 Av 500 seeds

 

 

Mild Micro Mix

 

 

Micro Mix Mild    Baby Leaf
A mix of mild flavoured brassicas including mizuna, cabbage, kale and kohl rabi. Days to maturity 10-15 days. Ideal for salads and sandwiches, a perfect partner for our Spicy micro greens mix. Days to maturity 10-15 days for micro greens. Seeds per gram approx 325.

2.95 approx 5 gram

 

 

Spicy Micro Mix

 

 

Micro Mix Spicy    Baby Leaf
A colour blend of red and green mustards with various textures, ideal for micro greens, salads and sandwiches. This mix is excellent to use with our mild micro green mix. Days to maturity 10-15 days for micro greens. Seeds per gram approx 500.

2.95 approx 5 gram

 

 


Baby Lettuce seeds, new specially bred baby lettuce varieties with higher resistance to mildew. Sow or drill approximately 10mm deep and aim for approx 500 plants per sq metre, lowering the plant density will give a more intense colour in red lines and reduce mildew in less resistant varieties. Control irrigation to keep leaf wetness to a minimum and increase root growth. Harvest in approx 30 days.

 


 

 

 

Lettuce Roselee
Baby Leaf
A vibrant deep red Italian style oakleaf, with thick leaves and a very good flavour.

1.05 Av 250 seeds



 

 


 


Lettuce Exbury seeds

 

 

Lettuce Exbury
Cos lettuce    Baby Leaf
A red cos batavia type with intense red colouring in the leaf stem. Elongated teat drop shaped leaves with a serrated leaf margin. High mildew resistance. RHS Award of garden merit

1.35 Av 300 seeds



 

 


 Lettuce Osterley seeds

Lettuce Osterley
Cos lettuce    Baby Leaf
Dark green thick crunchy cos leaf in a tear drop shape, slightly blistered, plants have a upright habit. Excellent mildew resistance.

1.35 Av 300 seeds

 

 


Lettuce Dixter seeds

Lettuce Dixter
Cos lettuce     Baby Leaf
A bronze red cos, colour intensifies under high light levels and cool nights. Elongated tear drop shaped leaves, blistered and waxy, with an upright habit.

1.35 Av 300 seeds

 


Lettuce Bridgemere seeds

Lettuce Bridgemere
Baby Leaf
 Fast growing bright green oak leaf variety with a good texture, taste and thick well lobed leaves. Good mildew resistance.

1.35 Av 300 seeds

 

 


Lettuce Wentworth seeds



Lettuce Wentworth
Cos lettuce     Baby Leaf
 Glossy thick bright green cos type leaves with a strongly serrated margin. Plants have a very upright growth habit with long stems- ideal for harvesting. Good mildew resistance.

1.35 Av 300 seeds

 

 


Lettuce Ashbrook seeds



Lettuce Ashbrook
Baby Leaf
Light green upright well textured frilly oak leaf variety. Leaves are thick and waxy with shallow lobes. Ashbrook has a superb crunchy texture. Good mildew resistance.

1.35 Av 300 seeds

 


 

Romaine Lettuce

   

Lettuce Rouge D Hiver
Winter Lettuce, Baby Leaf
Heirloom, red romaine type from France, listed in Vilmorins Vegetable Garden Book from 1885, red tinted green leaves. Turns redder in cold weather, red winter lettuce also ideal for baby leaf harvested when young and tender. Sow Late summer for spring harvest. Sown spring for green leaved lettuce.

1.40 Av 500 seeds

 



 

Add any of the following to a lettuce mix for a great salad, the same as you would buy from the supermarkets.
Excellent to add to the salad bowl sow throughout the growing season and extend into winter by sowing under glass.

 

Corn Salad - Lambs Lettuce

Corn Salad   Verte de Cambrai - Lambs Lettuce   Annual Culinary herb
Valerianella locusta.
Corn salad also known lambs lettuce, field salad or mache. Very slow growing. Leaves are used raw in salads and can be cropped all year from successional sowings and with some protection during winter in colder climates. Corn salad has 3 times the amount of vitamin C than lettuce, other nutrients include vitamin E, omega fatty acids and beta-carotene. 1 gram approx 1,000 seeds

0.69 Av 500 seeds

0.99 Av 1,000 seeds

1.75 for 2 x 1,000 seeds

 

 

 

Italian Dandelion Red Rib

Italian Dandelion Red Rib
Chicorium Intybus
Baby leaf 40 days
Bright red stem and mid-vein with a dark green leaf. An eye catching dandelion type Chicory. A nice bitter flavour with a background sweetness. Sow spring onwards.

0.95 Av 500 seeds



 

 

 

Edible Leaf Carrot
Daucus Carota var. sativa
Edible carrot tops, something new to grow from seed for the salad bowl.
An interesting, edible form of smooth leaf carrot. Excellent to add to the salad bowl, try goring in pots indoors or on a sunny windowsill. Approx 850 seeds per gram

0.95 Av 1 gram pkt

6.95 Av 10 gram pkt

 

 


Celtuce AKA Stem lettuce, celery lettuce, wosun or Chinese lettuce.

Celtuce
Lactuca sativa angustana
Stem lettuce, celery lettuce, wosun or Chinese lettuce is grown mainly for the leaves and stem, the leaves can be used raw or cooked, having a slightly sweet flavour and more coarse than lettuce. Young leaves can be used in mixed salads. Stems are harvested when they reach 3-4cm in diameter, used raw or cooked they are crisp and juicy like lettuce, celery, artichoke or chard, best peeled before used, harvest stems prior to the plant flowering. prefers summer shade and well drained humus rich soils. A good companion plant for carrots, onions and strawberries. Sow seed March to June in situ thin to 30cm apart, best picked frequently. Sow when temperatures are below 20C

0.99 Av 600 seeds

 

 


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The cultural information should be used as a guide only, I have found a number of different sowing techniques for the same seed from different sources there does not seem to be a standard. With this in mind you should use this website as a guide only, you probably already have a tried and tested way of sowing different seeds. As a rule of thumb the larger the seed size the more cover it requires, and fine seed like Lobelia Begonia etc requires no cover.
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