LETTUCE MESCLUN - MILD SEED

LETTUCE MESCLUN - MILD SEED

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LETTUCE MESCLUN - MILD

Description
Mild Mesclun Mixture Seeds 1815. A nice combination of tastes and flavor that appeals to any palate. Includes Ruby Red Lettuce, Grand Rapids Lettuce, Salad Bowl Lettuce, White Boston Lettuce, Lemon Basil, Bloomsdale Spinach, Summer Savory, Fordhook Swiss Chard and Red Romaine Lettuce.

How to Grow
Mesclun mixes are sun-loving cool weather crops that grow 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 by either pulling the entire plant or by cutting leaves from the main stem at least 2.5 cm (1″) above the base – this will allow the plant to sprout new leaves. Once plants start to bolt (produce rapidly growing flower stems), leaves become bitter.

LIFECYCLE
Annual

PROPAGATION
Sow Direct Every Two Weeks as Long As Weather Is Cool

DAYS TO EMERGENCE
7

LIGHT
Full Sun

GROWTH HABIT
Bushy

HEIGHT
Low to Medium (75 to 30 cm)(3" to 12")

FROST TOLERANCE
Can Withstand Light Frost

DAYS TO HARVEST
20

DEGREE OF DIFFICULTY
Easy

HERITAGE
Open Pollinated