As you know, fresh herbs are a great way to add extra flavor, color and aroma to your cooking. But one huge downside is that fresh herbs don’t last very long. If you are only cooking a few times a week, then chances are most of your herbs are probably going to go bad...
Sweet and compact, this lettuce is just as it’s named! It’s crisp and fresh, perfect for any salad and great grilled. In just over a month and a half, you’ll have leaves growing. Some say it’s the most delicious lettuce. See for yourself!
1 year (annual)
|Hydro / Soil||
Grows best in hydroponics (about twice as fast) but is happy in soil too.
|Container / Indoors||
Plant 1 site in a 6" (1 quart) container. In larger containers, space sites 4" apart. For each site press 2 seeds into the surface.
|Outdoor / Inground||
Plant 1 site per squarefoot. For each site, press 2 seeds into the surface.Thin to one plant per site once seedlings are ~1in tall.
Grows up to 6 inches, requiring 6 inches of space between plants.
|Taste & Nutritional Value||
Fresh, sweet flavor and crisp bite.
Lettuce is thought to have been first grown as a wild variety in Asia. From there, lettuce could be found in the palaces of noble Persian kings and queens and throughout the wealthy Roman empire. It was also eaten by peasants and nobles during feudalism. Interestingly, lettuce has been used as a cooling agent for fevers and inflammation.
|Recommended for (recipes)||
Use lettuce as the base for an "everything but the kitchen sink" salad by adding all your veggies, nuts, cheeses, and dried fruits and bring it for lunch or have it as a dinner side or main.
|Seed Weight (mg)||
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