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Salad Bowl Blend Leaf Lettuce Seeds

Salad Bowl Blend Leaf Lettuce Seeds

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Fill your bowl with the mixed colors of Salad Bowl! This blend has it all: great flavor, good looks, and sweet leaves in a heat-tolerant variety. The greens and reds look beautiful in salads and sandwiches. Harvest young for terrific baby greens. 'Green Salad Bowl' won the All-America Selections award in 1952, and 'Red Salad Bowl' won the Award of Garden Merit from the Royal Horticultural Society in 1995.

This packet sows up to 133 feet.

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  • Variety Info
  • Sowing Info
  • Growing Info

Variety Info

Days to Maturity: 21-50 days

Family: Asteraceae

Native: Unknown; lettuce has been in cultivation for a long time.

Plant Dimensions: 6"–8" tall, 8" wide

Variety Info: "RED SALAD BOWL' has deeply lobed

Attributes: Good for Containers, Heat Tolerant

Sowing Info

When to Sow Outside:

RECOMMENDED. 2 to 4 weeks before your average last frost date, and when soil temperature is at least 40°F, ideally 60°–70°F. Successive Sowings: Every 3 weeks until 4 to 6 weeks before your average first fall frost date. Mild Climates: Sow in fall and winter for cool season harvests.

When to Start Inside: 4 to 6 weeks before your average last frost date, and in summer when soil temperatures are too warm (above 80°F) to germinate lettuce seed.

Days to Emerge: 5–10 days

Seed Depth: Surface to ⅛"

Seed Spacing: A group of 3 seeds every 8"

Row Spacing: 12"

Thinning: When ½" tall, thin to 1 every 8"

Growing Info

Harvesting: Harvest in the morning, by cutting off at ground level. If regrowth is desired, cut the leaves higher, at 2". For a continual supply, outer, individual leaves can be harvested at any stage of maturity, but leave at least half of the plant for regrowth.