Rape Lettuce Seeds
Info: Rape lettuce is a cabbage variety that has a superb leaf with a mild crunchy texture and a piquant flavour, ideal for mixed baby salad leaf stage. It is also suitable for stewing in butter as a vegetable side dish.
Sowing & cultivation: sow from February / March under glass with rows 10 cm apart, then until mid-April and in August directly into the field. Sow seeds successively, as the plants tend to bolt in warmer temperatures. Planting distance in the row 4 cm, row spacing 10 cm. After 6 weeks you can harvest either by cutting the whole plant above the ground or better harvest the outer leaves, so that the heart remains unhurt and can regrow.
|Botanical name||Brassica napus|
|Sowing||Febuary - August|
|Location||sunny, well-drained rich soil|
|Germination temperature||4 - 16°C|
|Germination||7 - 14 days|
|Harvesting||April to October|