OP A loose-leaf lettuce with oakleaf type leaves producing very large amounts of lettuce for your salads. A staple for adding bulk and beauty to any salad most of the year as it is slow to bolt and an early maturing lettuce that grows well all season and can be harvested over a period of time. New to our garden last year, and we will always grow it now.
Sow in early Spring, repeat monthly for continuous supply. Sow into trays, prick out at 4cm diagonal spacing when true leaves emerge. Transplant into fertile soil at 20cm. As some seeds require heat to germinate, lettuces DO NOT germinate if soil temperature is too high. In summer we have found lettuces do not germinate in glasshouse conditions, instead we germinate them in our shadehouse.