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Wild Garden Lettuce Mix

€2,80 EUR
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The Wild Garden Lettuce Mix is one of the most interesting mix of lettuces made by Wild Garden. The result is striking. The resulting genepool ranges in colors and shapes from green to  deep solid red through all stages of spotting, speckling, and blushing. The Wild garden Lettuce Mix has been pledged to the Open source Seed initiative (OSSI) 

OSSI is working to maintain fair and open access to plant genetic diversity worldwide and ensuring freedom to use these resources for farmers, gardeners, breeders, and communities of this and future generations. Free the Seed!

The OSSI Pledge
You have the freedom to use these OSSI- Pledged seeds in any way you choose. In return, you pledge not to restrict others’ use of these seeds or their derivatives by patents or other means, and to include this Pledge with any transfer of these seeds or their derivatives.

 

Scientific Name: lactuca sativa

Plant Life Cycle: annual

Optimal Germination Temperature: 10-16C

Germination time in days: 7-10 days

Indicative Days to maturity: 80-90 days

Sunlight: Full sun

Soil requirement: well-drained, light soil

Sowing and cultivation: Sow lettuce seeds indoors from late April. Sow 3 or 4 seeds in a pot over the top of regular compost, water gently, lightly cover with. Seeds sprout in 7-15 days. Keep soil temperature above 16C. Place in a warm, bright spot, such as a sunny windowsill, and water regularly to keep the compost moist. When the seedlings are large enough to handle and have their first true leaves, transplant into their final growing space. Distance plants by 30 cm apart.