Heirloom Vegetable and Herb Seeds for the Backyard Gardener

Lettuce - Oakleaf Green


Lettuce –  Oakleaf Green

Season – all year; Sow 3mm deep; Plant spacing at 20cm apart; Sow rows at 25-30cm apart; Germination period between 6-10 days; Soil temperatures between 8˚C and 27˚C; Harvest time approx. 8-12 weeks.

Oakleaf lettuce, as the name suggests has a lobed appearance like an oak leaf. A favourite for its versatility, it can be grown as baby lettuce or a full head. 

Lettuce prefers cooler growing conditions in well-drained, loose soil with consistent water. Needs daily water and shade in warmer weather to prevent a bitter flavour and bolting to seed. Pick a few leaves at a time when needed.   

Good companion plants – carrots, onions, beets, brassicas and leeks

Seed quantity - 100