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Name: 'Prizehead' Leaf Lettuce 1755
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Teaser: A loose-leaved, bright green lettuce with a curly brownish-red edge.
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Heirloom Vegetable

A loose-leaved, bright green lettuce with a curly brownish-red edge. Excellent flavour and colour! Avoid planting too late in the spring as Prizehead tends to bolt in hot weather. Superb early spring and fall leaf lettuce.

  • Packet $1.89
  • 25g  $5.45
  • 125g $12.45
  • 500g $29.95
  • 1kg $47.35

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Product Code 1755
How To Grow 880 seeds/gram Lettuce is a sun-loving cool weather crop that grows best in organic, well drained soil. Sow as soon as the soil can be worked in the spring, then every two weeks thereafter to ensure a continuous supply. Sow about 3 mm (1/8") deep in rows 45 cm (18") apart. An even supply of moisture during the entire growth period is imperative for success. Harvest head lettuce by cutting the head off at the base just below the lower leaves. Once lettuce bolts (starts to produce a rapidly growing flower stem) leaves become bitter.
Life Cycle Annual or Biennial Harvested as an Annual
Propagation Sow Direct Every Two Weeks as Long As Weather Is Cool
Days to Emergence 7 to 10
Light Full Sun
Growth Habit Head Forming
Height Low to Medium %287%2E5 to 30 cm%29%283%22 to 12%22%29
Frost Tolerance Can Withstand Light Frost
Days to Harvest 45
Degree of Difficulty Easy
Heritage Heirloom
Length of Row Packet One packet sows approximately 6 m (20') of row.
Family Name Asteraceae
Latin Lactuca sativa
 
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