Lettuce, “Salad Bowl Blend Leaf” Seeds

Lactuca sativa
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$2.69

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SKU: SD.3023 Category: Tag:

Organic, Heirloom

Fill your bowl with the mixed colors of Salad Bowl! This blend has it all: great flavor, good looks, and sweet leaves in a heat-tolerant variety. The greens and reds look beautiful in salads and sandwiches. Harvest young for terrific baby greens. ‘Green Salad Bowl’ won the All-America Selections award in 1952, and ‘Red Salad Bowl’ won the Award of Garden Merit from the Royal Horticultural Society in 1995.

Variety Information: ‘RED SALAD BOWL’ has deeply lobed, burgundy leaves that form a large rosette if proper sowing distances are observed. Red color is more intense in cool weather. ‘GREEN SALAD BOWL’ has lobed, wavy green leaves forming a rosette. Both are resistant to bitter flavor during the heat.

This 1 gram packet sows up to 177 feet.

Days to Maturity: 50 days

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When to Sow Outside: RECOMMENDED. 2 to 4 weeks before your average last frost date, and when soil temperature is at least 40°F, ideally 60°–70°F. Successive Sowings: Every 3 weeks until 4 to 6 weeks before your average first fall frost date. Mild Climates: Sow in fall and winter for cool season harvests.

When to Start Inside: 4 to 6 weeks before your average last frost date, and in summer when soil temperatures are too warm (above 80°F) to germinate lettuce seed.

Days to Emerge: 5–10 days

Seed Depth: Surface to ⅛"

Seed Spacing: A group of 3 seeds every 8"

Row Spacing: 12"

Thinning: When ½" tall, thin to 1 every 8"

Harvesting: Harvest in the morning, by cutting off at ground level. If regrowth is desired, cut the leaves higher, at 2". For a continual supply, outer, individual leaves can be harvested at any stage of maturity, but leave at least half of the plant for regrowth.