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Lettuce 'Stryker'

Lactuca sativa

Half-hardy Annual

A dark-green Romaine variety producing large, heavy heads of quality tender leaves on tall upright plants. This strong performer is larger and taller than most Romaine lettuce varieties, with better flavour and disease resistance to boot. We've found Lettuce Stryker to have high tolerance to tip burn and downy mildew. An RHS AGM ensures you can expect vigorous, uniform heads with excellent quality hearts encased in long, slender, succulent outer leaves. Height 40cm (16in). Spread:. 25cm (10in).

Ideal For:
patio, kitchen garden
Sowing Months:
March, April, May, June, July, August
Position:
sun or semi shade
    • 1 packet (250 lettuce seeds)

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    • Despatch: by Monday
    • £0.99
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.

Despatch: Within 24 hours applies to orders placed online from Sunday to Thursday. Orders placed online on Friday or Saturday will be despatched on Monday. Please note that for Bank Holiday weekends, orders placed Friday to Sunday will be despatched on Tuesday.

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.


Please see our Delivery / P&P page for further details and details of any surcharges that may apply to certain destinations.

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