Seed Sowing

Lettuce – Salad Bowl Mixed

When to Sow: Indoors: year round – Outdoors: April

When to Harvest: Regularly

How to Sow:

  • Early sowings under glass into pots or trays of sowing compost in a frost free location. Lightly cover seeds with a sprinkling of compost.
  • Alternatively sow seeds from April thinly along rows 1.5cm (0.5”) deep and 30 cm (12”) apart directly into the soil.
  • Prick out sowings made under glass into pots or module trays and grow on until ready to harden of.
  • Plant out into the vegetable plot 30cm (12”) apart between the plants and rows.
  • When large enough thin seedlings sown outside to 30cm (12”) apart.
  • Transplant thinnings into other rows. Water well during hot dry spells.
  • Pick outer leaves regularly for continued growth.