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Lettuce Winter Density

Lactuca sativa

Hardy Annual

What is Hardy Annual?

Very hardy variety perfect for overwintering

Crisp hearts with superb sweet flavour

Heat-tolerant and bolt-resistant

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The best lettuce to grow in the colder months! ‘Winter Density’ is a particularly hardy cos-style lettuce that is perfect for overwintering or getting the season off to an early start in spring. Similar to Little Gem, this superb and reliable winter lettuce forms crisp dark green hearts with a sweet, fresh flavour rather like a butterhead. As well as being hardy, ‘Winter Density’ is heat-tolerant and slow to bolt, making it great for growing all year round. An essential for extending your salad season, this resilient and flavoursome variety will soon be your go-to lettuce! Height: 20cm (8in). Spread: 25cm (10in).

Height Up to 20cm (8in)
Spread Up to 25cm (10in)

Hardy Annual

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sun or semi shade

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Harvest Months


18 Plug Plants (KC9897)

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.

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