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Organic Sunset Lettuce Seed

Organic Sunset Lettuce Seed

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SKU1706161
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SKU1706163

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Organic Sunset Lettuce Seed (50 days)


You ever notice how many lettuce varieties there are? 

That is because they come in so many shapes and colors. 

Sunset is no exception. 

This amazing lettuce will remind you of the intense red colors as the son sets low on the horizon. 

This glowing lettuce grows about 7 inches tall and about 10-12 inches across with frilled edges. 

Sunset has an excellent heat resistance and will be one of the last in the garden to start tasting bitter in the summer heat.

Seed Planting Depth

Seeds per gram

Germination Temperature

Days to Germination

Row Spacing

Plant Spacing

100' Row Yield

Sun

1/8" 600-800 40-65 2-14 12" 8" 80 lb. Full to Partial

Latuca sativa var.crispa

Planting Tips for Organic Heirloom Lettuce Seeds:

Sow directly into very fertile, loose soil.  Thin down to final spacing once plants are established.  For best results, plant in spring or fall.  Harvest outside leaves for a continual harvest.  For longer harvest, stagger plantings every 2-3 weeks.

Heat Tolerance:  If you are growing lettuce in the heat, plant them where they will get afternoon shade.  Lettuce is a spring and fall crop in really hot areas.

Harvest Tips: For a continual harvest, sow every 2-3 weeks a new crop if cutting full heads, otherwise harvesting outside leaves will encourage a longer harvest from individual plants.

Seeding Rate:

30,000 plants/acre, aproximately 2 oz.

Heirloom seeds are hardy but always take care with your garden seeds to give them the appropriate amount of moisture - not letting the vegetable seeds dry out prematurely or overwatering and possibly having them rot.

 

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