Belonging to the Lettuce genus (Lactuca sativa 'Baby Leaf Mix'), Baby Leaf Mix is a variety of Lettuce.
Excellent mix of varieties, specially developed for baby leaf production.
This variety is an Vegetable
that typically grows as an Annual
, which is defined as a plant that matures and completes its lifecycle over the course of a single year. Baby Leaf Mix normally reaches to a mature height of 7.8 inches
Due to how easy it is to grow in a variety of conditions, Baby Leaf Mix Lettuce is great for beginner gardeners and those that like low maintainance gardens.
This variety plant info is provided by the myfolia gardener's wiki. All details about Baby Leaf Mix have been kindly provided by our members.
How to grow Baby Leaf Mix
Try to plant in a location that enjoys partial sun and remember to water often. Keep in mind when planting that Baby Leaf Mix is thought of as tender, so it is really important to plant out well after your last frost date. The USDA Hardiness Zones typically associated with Baby Leaf Mix are Zone 4 and Zone 9. Planting Baby Leaf Mix in loamy soil with a ph of between 5.8 and 6.8 is ideal for as it does best in weakly acidic soil.
Growing Baby Leaf Mix from seed
Sow at a depth of approx. 0.49 inches
(1.25 cm) and aim for a distance of at least 5.85 inches
(15.0 cm) between Lettuce plants. Soil temperature should be kept higher than 5°C / 41°F
to ensure good germination.
By our calculations, you should look at sowing Baby Leaf Mix about 53 days before your last frost date.
Transplanting Baby Leaf Mix
As Baby Leaf Mix is tender, ensure temperatures are mild enough to plant out - wait until after your last frost date to be on the safe side.
Harvesting Baby Leaf Mix