Got the seeds, now, let'em shoot!
Balcony or terrace
One step at a time, with a lil water and light.
Sow the seeds 0.5 cm deep in seedling tray
Germination will take place in 6-8 days
Transplant the seedlings in 30-35 days
Space the seedlings at 60cm by 30cm
Harvest in 70-80 days from transplanting
Good things take time and care
Why are my lettuce seeds not germinating?
Seeds that are sown in too deep or grown in very high temperatures will fail to germinate.
Lettuce is not forming a head.
Lettuce is very sensitive to temperature. Exposure to a heat spell can affect lettuce’s head formation. Seedlings are planted too close to each other is another reason why your lettuce crop is not forming heads.
Why is my Lettuce wilting?
Insufficient water and dry soil can make your lettuce wilt. Similarly, too much water leads to a root rot which in turn will make your lettuce wilt. Make sure you are watering your plant adequately. Too little and too much of water, both are bad for your crop.
All the plant gossip, through the grapevine. Pun intended
One cup of lettuce contains almost 96% water. You can add lettuce to your diet to increase your water consumption. Because of its high water content, lettuce is a refreshing vegetable to consume during summers. This leafy green is also very low in calories making it a favourite of every weight watcher!
Because lettuce has such high water content, people often believe that it does not really have any nutrients. This is not true. Lettuce contains good amounts of Calcium, Folate, Vitamin C and Potassium. Lettuce is also very low in calories. 100 grams of Lettuce has approximately 14 calories only! So fill your plate up with lettuce to help you feel full, curb your hunger and meet your fitness goals.
1.Lettuce was first cultivated by the Egyptians.
2.Americans eat approximately 30 pounds of lettuce every year.
3.Red romaine lettuce was the first food grown in space that was eaten by astronauts.
If you want to Lettuce microgreens, choose a flat container. Scatter and sow the seeds in a crowded manner. In 10 - 15 days your micro greens will be ready.
Winter is the best season to sow your Lettuce seeds.
Lettuce prefers full sun. But it can also tolerate partial shade.
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