Lettuce Batavia Drop of Blood

$ 11.85

A hardy, spring, summer and fall variety with high disease resistance.

Its serrated green leaves of red are crunchy and tasty.

Spring sowing: late February to late April

Late summer early autumn sowing: mid-July to mid-September</h3 >

500 seeds approximately

Returning to the catalog at the end of 2022

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Lettuce Batavia Drop of Blood – Heirloom Seeds / Rare seeds

Spring sowing: late February to late April

Late summer early autumn sowing: mid-July to mid-September

Harvest: about 2 months later sowing

Sowing under shelter is done between 12 to 15°C in a terrine from the end of February/March, the seeds are slightly buried and covered with a thin layer of compost. Tamp down, water with a fine rain, keep moist. First transplant when the plants have 2 true leaves (plus the cotyledons) in pots with seed compost. Harden them in the open air little by little, before final planting. Plant 3 weeks to 1 month after sowing, when the plants have 4-5 leaves, all the 25, 30 cm without burying the base of the leaves, in a sunny position, in a soil fed once a year with homemade compost. Direct sowing in the ground: in a line in a furrow or broadcast, cover lightly with soil and tamp down with the back of the rake. Thin the plants as soon as they have 3 or 4 leaves, keep the most beautiful ones Water regularly and copiously to avoid wilting and bolting, remember to mulch in case of drought . Harvest: Cut the lettuce close to the ground when the “head” is well formed. Harvest in the cool of the morning: the leaves will be firmer. Type of soil: does not require any particular soil Pests: snails and slugs

500 seeds approximately

Additional information

Weight 0.04 lbs


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