Samara Lettuce

$4.00

This Russian Heirloom lettuce has been said to originate from the Volga River in the town of Samara.  A delicious well rounded head of lettuce, the leaves are green with pink hues.  The lettuce seems to be able to tolerate a little bit of heat and takes a little bit longer to bolt than other varieties of lettuce we have had in the garden.

 

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Samara 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 Russian heirloom is from the Volga river in the village of Samara. The leaves are thick, with pink misty color tones and they resist well to variations in temperature.

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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Weight 0.002 kg
Dimensions 8.255 × 0.3 × 11.43 cm

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