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Lettuce 'Crisp Mint' (Cos) - Heritage

Lactuca sativa

Half-hardy Annual

This heritage variety was originally launched by T&M in 1979 as a crisp hearted Cos lettuce with good sweetness that matures in 75 days. Lettuce 'Crisp Mint' has an upright habit with noticeable bubbled, dark green outer leaves, standing well throughout summer without bolting. Ideal for use as a sugar Cos when young, or as a fully-hearted mature heads. It can also be harvested as a 'cut and come again' crop. Height: 30cm (12”). Spread: 25cm (10”).

Ideal For:
kitchen garden
Sowing Months:
March, April, May, June, July, August
Position:
sun or semi shade
    • 1 packet (500 lettuce seeds)

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    • Despatch: Within 3 days
    • £1.99
Direct sow lettuce seeds outdoors from March to August into well prepared, fertile, moist soil in sun or semi shade. Sow seeds thinly at a depth of 1cm (½") in drills 30cm (12") apart in soil which has been raked to a fine tilth. When large enough to handle, thin out seedlings to 30cm (12") apart and cover with a protective netting or fleece to prevent attack from birds and insects. Make regular sowings for a constant supply.
Water lettuce frequently and hoe between plants regularly to prevent weeds from establishing. Dry weather may cause heads of lettuce plants to bolt so watering is particularly critical during the 2 weeks before harvesting. A thick mulch applied around the plants will help to retain moisture in the soil. Harvest lettuce when required by pulling up the entire plant before trimming off the stem with a knife.

Seeds and garden supplies will normally be delivered within the time period stated against each product as detailed above. Plants, bulbs, corms, tubers, shrubs, trees, potatoes etc are delivered at the appropriate time for planting and will be stated on the product page or in your order acknowledgement page and email.


Orders for packets of seed incur a P&P charge of £1.95.
Orders which include any other products will incur a P&P charge of £4.95.
Where an order includes both packets of seeds and other products a maximum P&P charge of £6.90 will apply - regardless of the number of items ordered.


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