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McKenzie Seed – Lettuce Summertime

Gravel/Soil/Mulch Estimator

McKenzie Seed – Lettuce Summertime

$1.89

Summertime is perhaps the best head lettuce for the home gardener. An iceberg variety, it is a delightful crisphead lettuce that grows solid, compact heads. This cool weather crop is heat tolerant, making it slow to bolt and become bitter.

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Description

Plant Type: Vegetable

Flavor: Crisp texture with wonderful sweet flavor

Preparation Ideas: Makes a wonderful garden salad.

Days to Germination: 7 to 10 days

Days to Maturity: 75 days

Planting Depth: 1.3 cm (1/2″)

Best Container Size: 12″+

Tolerance: heat

Instructions: Plant in moist, well drained soil, as soon as ground can be worked. Harvest the heads before the hot weather for best results. For earlier crop, start indoors 4-5 weeks before the last frost.

Suggestions: Lettuce needs plenty of moisture. Also, fall crops may have to be started indoors since lettuce has a difficult time even germinating in hot weather. Transplant with care.

Product Weight: 600 milligrams