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Lettuce Seeds - Little Gem
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Lettuce Seeds - Little Gem

Lettuce Seeds - Little Gem

Lactuca sativa

One of the sweetest of all lettuces. Halfway between a cos and cabbage lettuce, with deep green, crisp, fleshy hearts. Resistant to Root Aphid. Sow March-July. Row 15m (50'). RHS Award of Garden Merit Winner. Summer 'Cos' variety. Maturing time approximately 10-14 weeks from sowing. This variety trialled, tested and recommended by the National Institute of Agricultural Botany.

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A sweet lettuce

One of the sweetest of all lettuces. Halfway between a cos and cabbage lettuce, with deep green, crisp, fleshy hearts. Resistant to Root Aphid. Sow March-July. Row 15m (50'). RHS Award of Garden Merit Winner. Summer 'Cos' variety. Maturing time approximately 10-14 weeks from sowing. This variety trialled, tested and recommended by the National Institute of Agricultural Botany.

Colour:Green

Hardiness:0 degrees

Resistance to Disease:True

Seeds:True

Bulbs:False

Shrubs:False

Tree:False

Plants:False

Aftercare - Easy:True

Aftercare - Moderate:False

Aftercare - High:False

Height:11-20cm

Edible Flower:False

Spread:11-20cm

RHS Award of Garden Merit:True

Vegetables recommended by the NIAB:True

Likes Acidic Soil:False

Containers:True

Beds & Borders:True

Greenhouse, Glass House or Home:True

Prefers Full Sun:True

F1 Variety:False

Shrub:False

Sow outdoors from March-July at fortnightly intervals to ensure a regular supply. Sow in rows 30cm (12") apart and 1.25cm (½") deep and thin the plants to 23-30cm (9-12") apart. For over-wintered supplies choose 'Valdor' and sow seed outdoors late August-early September.

HEALTH BENEFITS: Source of beta-carotene/vitamin A (For growth, healthy hair, skin, bones, teeth and eyes as well as resistance to respiratory infections) - especially darker green leaves. Reputed to have a sedative effect.

All Dobies products should reach you in perfect condition, just as they left us. If you are dissatisfied in any way with their condition on arrival, please let us know within 14 days. We are only liable for the cost of the goods as quoted on the website plus the cost of delivery if the goods are faulty.

 
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