This plant has no fragrance
Cimmaron Lettuce Overview
Cimmaron is a green to red heading lettuce that does well during spring and autumn sowings. It has a good resistance to bolting which means that it can be harvested for longer during warm times. Cimarron has a crisp, juicy texture and delicious flavour. This variety is a great addition to any vegetable garden, adding interest with a bright red to its surroundings.
Common problems with Cimmaron Lettuce
Cimmaron is fairly disease and pest resistant but may be bothered by pests.
Cimmaron Lettuce Companion Plants
How to harvest Cimmaron Lettuce
Crisphead and butterhead lettuces can be picked 50-60 days after sowing. Cut the whole head at the base or pick individual leaves.
How to propagate Cimmaron Lettuce
Direct sow outside (or sow indoors while cool) in spring to autumn, 6-8 mm deep and 20-30 cm apart. Germination takes 7-10 days.
Special features of Cimmaron Lettuce
Can be grown in a pot and placed inside or close to kitchen for everyday harvest!
Cimmaron is a light to medium feeder and requires a moderate amount of nutrients or compost rich soil.
Other uses of Cimmaron Lettuce
The leaves are edible, with a crisp, juicy texture and delicious flavour. The leaves can be consumed raw and are excellent fresh in salads.
Rich in vitamins A, B and C, minerals like Magnesium and Potassium and almost as much Calcium as milk!