Leafy Lettuce 'Tropical Island' (Lactuca Sativa) - Heat tolerant and disease resistant variety producing full heads with beautiful green, frilly, heavy leaves. Tolerant to tipburn and high resstant to corky root. Posses juicy, great flavoured leaves. High yielding. Can be grown for baby leaf (18-28 days) or full maturity (52 days).
Growing: Planting season: year round in tropical climates; in temperate climates - early spring, starting the seeds indoors 4-6 weeks prior the last frost date and transplanting when the danger of last frost is gone, or direct seeding once the soil is workable. Sow every 2-3 weeks for continous supply of fresh lettuce. Soil: light, loose, fertile soil with a pH of 6.3-6.8, preferably rich in organic matter. Sowing depth: 0.1/0.3in (0.5-1cm) deep. Spacing: Baby leaf - continious band; full size - 8 to 12in (20-30in); Row space: Baby leaf - 3/4in (1.9cm) between bands, 16 rows/36in (91cm) bed. Full size - 12-18in (30-45cm) or 3 rows/36in (91cm) bed, 5in (12cm) centers. Light: Full sun/partial shade; Watering: regular to keep the soil moist (not wet); Fertilizing: Highly recommended.
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Contains 250 seeds.