Antares Oak leaf lettuce

$4.00

Antares Oak Leaf Lettuce is very mild and has quite green and pink leaves that are beautiful in the garden.  A slow bolting lettuce, the Antares is even compact during July.  This variety was developed by Frank Morton by crossing Salad bowl and Rouge d’Hiver lettuce.

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Description

Antares Oak Leaf lettuce

  • 100 seeds
  • Open pollinated
  • Heirloom
  • Distance between plant – 10-16″
  • Distance between row – 16-18″
  • Half sun
  • Water every 1-2 days
  • Days to maturity – 58 days
  • Days to germination – 5-12 days
  • Height – 8-12″
  • Cold Hardy
  • Latuca Sativa

Grown on the farm, this sweet, thin & frizzy lettuce has an oak leaf shape. Seed in early spring or late summer as it does not tolerate heat very well. The original seeds are from Fedco Seeds, MN, however the seed was developed by Frank Morton and the Wild Garden Seed project.

Sow: Indoors 4-6 weeks before last frost 1/8’’ deep

Harvest: When leaves throughout the growing season or harvest the whole head when mature

Lettuce is cool-season crop that grows well in the spring and fall in most regions. Lettuce seedlings will even tolerate a light frost. Temperatures between 45°F and 65°F are ideal. (Source: almanac)

Because lettuce grows quickly, the best approach is to plant a small amount at a time, staggering your plantings.

Seeds produced: Le Noyau farms

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Additional information

Weight 0.002 kg
Dimensions 8.255 × 0.3 × 11.43 cm

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