BIO seeds of the "Salad Bowl" lettuce (Lactuca sativa var. foliosa) come from organic farms where they have been manufactured according to EU-regulations, without the chemical control agents and artificial fertilizers. Thanks to that fact vegetables grown from them are free from harmful substances that may invoke diseases and allergies.
"Salad Bowl" lettuce forms loose rosettes that consist of decorative, green leaves. Its foliage is low-calorie and exceptionally tender tasting. Additionally it is rich in fibre that supports digestion and valuable vitamins and minerals. "Salad Bowl" lettuce leaves perfectly fit into salads and can be used as dish and sandwich garnish.
Seeds of the "Salad Bowl" lettuce are sown in early spring under covers. Seedlings are ready for transplantation to the permanent site after approximately 5 weeks after the sow. Seedlings should be planted in 30 x 20 cm spacings. You may harvest them gradually until the end of summer. Lettuce yields richest crops on sunny sites and in fertile, humous, sandy-clay and rapidly warming soils.
One package contains 0.5 g of BIO "Salad Bowl" leaf lettuce seeds, as well as the sow-by date and a growing guide.
- Weight: 0.5 g
- Use: direct consumption - salads
- Growth form: loose rosettes
- Foliage: green
- Site: sunny; fertile, humous, sandy-clay soil