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Lettuce 'Claremont' (Romaine/Cos)Lactuca sativa

Just £2.99

Half-Hardy Annual
What is Half-Hardy Annual?
A plant that completes its entire life cycle (growth, reproduction, death) in one season.
Can be grown outdoors but requires winter protection from frosts and temperatures below 0C.
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1 packet (400 lettuce seeds) 5 packets for the price of 4 £2.99 Despatch: by Monday
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Sow this AGM lettuce from March to August for regular harvest from June though to October. This unique cross combines rich Romaine flavours with the compact habit of Cos varieties for tidy plants packed with flavour. Tight leafing and an upright growth habit lead to compact clean crisp heads and minimal wastage in the kitchen. The sweetness of the darker outer leaves runs right through to the paler heart - the perfect choice for a classic Caesar salad. If you grow for the show bench, you'll be on to a winner with Lettuce Claremont. Height 25cm (10in). Spread 20cm (8in).

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Patio, Kitchen Garden

Half-hardy

Sun or semi shade

Up to 25cm (9.8in)

Up to 20cm (7.9in)

Easy for all

Easy for all

1 packet (400 lettuce seeds) (TT00363)

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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.
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 (1/2") 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.

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