Organic Butterhead Lettuce 'Grandpa Admire's' (Lactuca Sativa) - Heat tolerant, one of the best butthead varieties to grow in warm climates. Beautiful red-tinged leaves are tender, sweet and very delicious, especially in salads or wraps. Slow to bolt, even in extreme heat. Adds beautiful color to the salad plate, sandwiches, wraps etc. Can be grown for baby leaf (15-20 days) or to full maturity (60 days).
Growing: Planting season: Year round in tropical/warm climates; In temperate climates - early spring, starting the seeds indoors 4-6 weeks prior the last frost date and transplanting when the danger of last frost is gone, or direct seeding once the soil is workable. Sow every 2-3 weeks for continous supply of fresh lettuce. Soil: light, loose, fertile soil with a pH of 6.3-6.8, preferably rich in organic matter. Sowing depth: 0.1/0.3in (0.5-1cm) deep. Spacing: Baby leaf - continious band; full size - 8 to 12in (20-30in); Row space: Baby leaf - 3/4in (1.9cm) between bands, 16 rows/36in (91cm) bed. Full size - 12-18in (30-45cm) or 3 rows/36in (91cm) bed, 5in (12cm) centers. Light: Full sun/partial shade; Watering: regular to keep the soil moist (not wet); Fertilizing: Highly recommended. Seeds germinate in 7-14 days.
All our seeds are NON GMO, Untreated, 100% Natural & Fresh, Free From Harsh Chemicals & Destructive Compounds. We carefully select the seeds only from trusted suppliers to meet the highest requirements of quality and pack them in individual hermetically sealed bags for protection against moisture, light, temp. changes and much longer viability.
Contains 500 seeds.