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Organic Green Ice Lettuce

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Organic Green Ice Lettuce

Lactuca sativa

Packet contains 1/2 a gram, roughly 200 seeds 

45 days to harvest

If you pass over crisphead lettuces because of the association with tasteless Iceberg in fast food chains, this sweet, mint-green, lettuce will change your mind.  Green Ice produces crunchy, savoyed leaves with ruffled margins. The loose heads stay small, reaching roughly 8 inches in diameter. This heirloom was developed by Burpee in the 1960's, and is still very popular.  Prefers cooler growing conditions.  


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100' Row Yield


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 a new crop every 2-3 weeks 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.



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