Speckles Lettuce Seed

Speckles Lettuce Seed

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Lactuca sativa

Speckles Lettuce Seed (44 days)

Speckles lettucte was brought by the Mennonites over two centuries ago when they migrated from Germany and Holland. 

Speckles has a mild tasting light green leave that is slightly crumpled with dazzling red specks all over it. 

These leaves are thick, juicy and tender, livng up to its butterhead type name. 

Speckles is very compact and is perfect for those short on space or who want to grow it in containers. 

Quick maturing and rarely becomes bitter.

 

 

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

Planting Tips:

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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