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McKenzie Seed – Lettuce Grand Rapids Seed Tape

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McKenzie Seed – Lettuce Grand Rapids Seed Tape


Grand Rapids is the best known loose leaf lettuce variety. This variety produces medium to large upright, light green leaves. The mild and flavorful leaves are frilled and crisp. Being an exceptionally fast grower, it is the earliest to bear. This cool season plant is slow to bolt and can be grown later in the spring than most other varieties.

Please Note: Seed tapes require consistent moisture to ensure best germination.



Seed Type: Heirloom

Product Weight: 4.5 meters (15′) – with 340 plus seeds

Plant Type: Vegetable

Flavor: Sweet, crisp, tender, and tasty

Days to Harvest: 45 days

Days to Seed Germination: 7 to 10 days

Seed Planting Depth: 1.3 cm (1/2″)

Row Spacing: 45 cm (18″)

Plant Spacing: 20 cm (8″)

Best Container Size: 18″+

Planting Instructions: Prepare the soil for planting. Make shallow rows 13 mm (1/2″) deep and 45 cm (18″) apart. Tear strips apart and unroll into rows. Water the Seedtape thoroughly, then cover with soil and water thoroughly again.

Preparation Ideas: Make a delicious salad with leaves from this variety.