Romaine salad JERICHO - organic seeds
Lactuca sativa varA silky smooth neon green romaine leaved variety which thrives in drier conditions and the heat of summer.
The variety is extremely bolt resistant whilst remaining sweet, tender and crisp even on hot days. Tolerant to tip burn, downy mildew and powdery mildew. Best sown for mid-summer production outdoors or under glass. As with many romaine types Jericho is a cut and come again variety.
- Lettuce is hardy and can be planted as soon as the soil can be worked. Can be direct seeded, 3 seeds every 8 inches in rows 8-12 inches apart, as early as the soil can be worked or grown indoors 3-4 weeks before transplanting outdoors. Cover seed lightly with about 1/8 inch of fine soil, and firm soil gently.
- Thin young seedlings to one plant per spot.
- Sow every 3 weeks for a continuous supply of fresh lettuce. In dry weather, keep soil moist.
Packet 100 seeds