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Russell_G's Lettuce (Little Gem) - S2 x 2 Sprouting

Plant: Romaine lettuce (Lactuca sativa var. longifolia) | Variety: Little Gem

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Romaine lettuce (2082)
Little Gem (356)


Russell_G's Lettuce (Little Gem) - S2 Care Instructions

Try for a seed spacing of at approx. 5.85 inches (15.0 cm) and sow at a depth of around 0.39 inches (1.0 cm) if planning to sow direct.

Romaine lettuce 'Little Gem' normally grows to a mature height of 20.0 cm (that's 7.8 inches imperial) so ensure you have enough space in your garden for this plant.

Romaine lettuce 'Little Gem' tends to enjoys a partial sun position, which is ideal for your garden's sun profile.

Remember to water often.

Your garden's USDA Hardiness Zone (8) is within the ideal range for Romaine lettuce 'Little Gem'. The recommended range is between Zone 4 and 9.

Ensure your soil has a ph of between 5.8 and 6.8 as Romaine lettuce 'Little Gem' is a acidic soil loving plant.

Keep an eye out for these common Romaine lettuce problems: Cucumber Mosaic Virus, Snails, and Slugs.

More information about Lettuce (Little Gem) - S2 is available in the Folia gardener's wiki. All Lettuce (Little Gem) - S2 Care Instructions have been kindly provided by our members.


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