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An outstanding oak-leaf variety! Bronze Arrowhead Lettuce (Lactuca sativa) won “3rd place” at the All American Selections in 1947 and has been called the most delicious type for home gardens. Beautiful, reddish-green leaves are sweet, tender and delicious; ready for harvest in 40-50 days. Here are our best tips on How to Grow Lettuce, too!
Each packet contains approximately 250 seeds.
Planting and Harvesting Tips:
Plants require partial shade in warm climates, rich, well-drained soil and regular water. Sow directly into prepared beds 2-4 weeks before the last expected frost. Try broadcasting over a wide row and gently rake or tamp to a depth of 1/8 inch deep — barely cover!
To harvest, pinch or cut leaves just above the soil surface and allow to grow back. Continue harvesting over several months, or until plants begin to lose flavor. Once plants bolt (flower), the harvestable leaves will become bitter.