'Encore Mix' is a Lettuce variety in the Lettuce genus with a scientific name of Lactuca sativa.
A lettuce seed mix sold specifically from Johnny’s Seeds. Includes Green Oakleaf, Red Oakleaf, Green Romaine, Red Romaine, Lollo Rossa, Red Leaf, and Bibb lettuces
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. Encore Mix normally reaches to a mature height of 9.75 inches
Encore Mix Lettuce is normally quite a low maintenance plant and is normally very easy to grow - great for beginner gardeners!
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How to grow Encore Mix
Try to plant in a location that enjoys partial sun and remember to water often. Keep in mind when planting that Encore Mix is thought of as tender, so remember to wait until your soil is warm and the night time temperature is well above freezing before moving outside. The USDA Hardiness Zones typically associated with Encore Mix are Zone 4 and Zone 9. Ideally plant in loamy soil and try to keep the ph of your soil between the range of 5.8 and 6.8 as Encore Mix likes to be in weakly acidic soil.
Growing Encore Mix from seed
Try to aim for a seed spacing of at least 7.8 inches (20.0 cm) and sow at a depth of around 0.27 inches (0.7 cm). Soil temperature should be kept higher than 5°C / 41°F to ensure good germination.
Transplanting Encore Mix
Ensure that temperatures are mild and all chance of frost has passed before planting out, as Encore Mix is a tender plant.
Harvesting Encore Mix