Lettuce "Boston" Heirloom Seeds

Lettuce "Boston" Heirloom Seeds

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A heading type of lettuce - although best to be picked leaf by leaf - that is large, tender and good for salads. Not bitter, it will please fussy salad eaters, and is not fussy itself with growing requirements. It copes well in many soil types and in partially shaded spaces. Its main requirement is water.

When to Plant
Zone 1: September - May
Zone 2: Any time
Zone 3: Any time
Zone 4: February - November

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Soil  Prepare with compost and well-rotted manure and allow the soil to settle for 1 -2 weeks before planting. Fresh manure has a tendency to burn younger lettuce seedlings, so corporating a green manure in your soil as part of the preparation is also ideal.


Soil pH Level  6.5 -7.5

Position  Full sun, but will tolerate some shade

How to Plant  You can sow the seeds directly into the veggie patch or in punnets, to transplant once germinated. Sow on the surface of the bed,  Just make sure that the birds don't peck at the seeds.

Spacing 20 cm

Depth 0.5 - 1cm

Companion Plants Radish, Bean, Carrot

Approximate no. of seeds  200

Note: We source all of our seeds locally and in small batches to ensure they remain at their maximum viability for germination

The Little Veggie Patch Co (LVPC) is a business dedicated to helping people grow food and we believe it is something that everyone can do, regardless of your skill-set or space at your disposal. So no matter whether you live in an inner city apartment or a block of land in the sprawling suburbs, LVPC will have you growing your own produce in no time.