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Lettuce Seeds - Little Gem

Lactuca sativa


Part of the Sutton's Seeds Vegetable Heritage Range

Lettuce Little Gem is the perfect Cos Lettuce - it's quick to mature, dwarf and compact and produces crisp, sweet, medium-sized hearts. It's also resistant to root aphid making it simple to grow. Suited to sowing March-July outdoors, and also good under cloches. But don't just take our word for it - it's an RHS Award of Garden Merit winner and it's recommended by the National Institute of Agricultural Botany.

1938 packet details - A distinct and most valuable cos lettuce. Dwarf and compact in growth and a beautiful colour. The solid hearts, which stand for a considerable time before running to seed, are highly esteemed by those who prefer a small, crisp lettuce.

Price:£1.75
Delivery: Despatch from September 2020
Code: 169291
Average Packet Content 900 seeds
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Crisp, sweet, medium-sized hearts


Part of the Sutton's Seeds Vegetable Heritage Range

Lettuce Little Gem is the perfect Cos Lettuce - it's quick to mature, dwarf and compact and produces crisp, sweet, medium-sized hearts. It's also resistant to root aphid making it simple to grow. Suited to sowing March-July outdoors, and also good under cloches. But don't just take our word for it - it's an RHS Award of Garden Merit winner and it's recommended by the National Institute of Agricultural Botany.

1938 packet details - A distinct and most valuable cos lettuce. Dwarf and compact in growth and a beautiful colour. The solid hearts, which stand for a considerable time before running to seed, are highly esteemed by those who prefer a small, crisp lettuce.

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 little and often to ensure a continuous supply. Grow in a rich soil and water well in dry periods. Sow outdoors at fortnightly intervals from March to July, and in September sow varieties which stand through winter to head the following spring. (10-14 weeks maturity.)

Suitable for early sowing under cloches. HEALTH BENEFITS: Source of beta-carotene and vitamin A.

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