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Salad Bowl Green Lettuce Overview
An easy growing salad vegetable that is more heat resistant, will not get bitter in hot weather and is slowest to bolt of all the loose-leaf lettuces. Wonderful in green salads and on sandwiches! Plant them every month from Spring to have a continuous supply in you Summer salads!
Common problems with Salad Bowl Green Lettuce
Aphids sometimes feed in groups between the folds of lettuce leaves. Rinse them away with a spray of cool water. Slugs and snails nibble holes in the leaves-remove by hand during wet weather or in evenings.
Salad Bowl Green Lettuce Companion Plants
How to harvest Salad Bowl Green Lettuce
Harvest outer leaves as soon as they are large enough and continue until a central stalk begins to form, which signals the end of the harvest period. Alternatively, harvest the entire plant when it's mature, but still young and crisp usually about 30 - 45 days after sowing.
How to propagate Salad Bowl Green Lettuce
Direct sow or sow indoors. Direct sow seeds 1 cm deep and in rows 20 -30 cm apart. Sowing time best during spring and summer with a germination time of 7 - 10 days.
Special features of Salad Bowl Green Lettuce
Can be grown in a container provided it is a minimum of 30 cm wide.
A medium feeder and good to alternate with root crops, cabbage family or legumes.
Birds love the crispy leaves.
Other uses of Salad Bowl Green Lettuce
Ideal for garnishes, also a good choice for salad and sandwiches.
Rich in vitamins A, B and C, minerals like Magnesium and Potassium and almost as much Calcium as milk!