A secret lettuce mix by Franck Morton
Franck Morton Secret lettuce Mix contains a great diversity of varieties, textures and shapes: “Batavias”, “Romaines”, very embossed “Lollo” of all colors, intensely purple or dotted “tongues”, “Leaves of oak” densely red, crossed “Leopards” of “Manoas”, and many variations of “Falstaff” This is an OSSI pledged variety. (Photo for illustration only). Bred by Franck Morton and part of the OSSI pledged varieties.
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Scientific Name: Lactuca sativa
Plant Life Cycle: annual
Optimal Germination Temperature: 4-21°C (Some wont Geminate above 23°C)
Germination time in days: 3-4 days
Indicative Days to maturity: 30-50 days
Sunlight: Full sun
Soil requirement: Moist, well drained
Sowing and cultivation: Sow indoors, at a temperature between 10 and 18°C, one month before planting. Cover the seeds with a thin layer of soil, tamp lightly and water. Once the plants have 4 leaves, transplant them. It is also possible to sow clearly, directly in place, in rows 30 cm apart, every 15 days for succession planting. Thin out to 10 cm, then to 30 cm.