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Lettuce 'Spring Mix'

Lactuca sativa

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Spring Mix is part of the Lettuce genus and is a Lettuce variety. Its scientific name is Lactuca sativa 'Spring Mix'. An annual, so it will last but a year in its native climate. Spring Mix normally reaches to a mature height of 7.8 inches (20.0 cm).

Spring Mix Lettuce is normally quite a low maintenance plant and is normally very easy to grow - great for beginner gardeners!

This variety plant info is provided by the myfolia gardener's wiki. All details about Spring Mix have been kindly provided by our members.

How to grow Spring Mix

  • Partial Sun

  • High

Enjoys a partial sun position in your garden and remember to water often. Keep in mind when planting that Spring Mix is thought of as tender, so it is really important to ensure that the outside temperature is well above freezing before planting or moving outdoors. Use USDA Hardiness Zone 4 - 9 as your guideline for the appropriate climate for this plant. Spring Mix needs a loamy soil with a ph of 6.2 to 6.8 (weakly acidic soil).

Growing Spring Mix from seed

Look to ensure a distance 5.85 inches (15.0 cm) between seeds when sowing - bury at a depth of at least 0.49 inches (1.25 cm) deep. Soil temperature should be kept higher than 5°C / 41°F to ensure good germination.

By our calculations, you should look at sowing Spring Mix about 60 days before your last frost date.

Transplanting Spring Mix

Ensure that temperatures are mild and all chance of frost has passed before planting out, as Spring Mix is a tender plant.

By our calculations, you should look at planting out Spring Mix about 45 days before your last frost date.

Harvesting Spring Mix

This variety tends to be ready for harvesting by early autumn.