Seeds: Organic Lettuce – “Provencal Mesclun Mix”

$3.95

  • Packet Size: approx. 500 Seeds, Certified Organic
  • Days to Maturity: 30 days
  • Based on traditional French recipe for mesclun
  • Includes chervil, arugula, lettuce and endive
  • Sow every 2-3 weeks to ensure a fresh supply
  • Organic seeds grown and harvested in Ontario
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Description

Organic Provencal-Mesclun-Mix Lettuce Seeds

Grown and harvested in Ontario, organic Provencal-Mesclun-Mix Lettuce seeds take 30 days to reach maturity. This mix is based on the traditional French recipe for mesclun. It includes chervil, arugula, lettuce and endive and it designed to provide a blend of tastes, colours and textures that satisfy the senses. Harvest using the cut and come again technique and sow every 2-3 weeks to ensure a fresh supply. A treat for the eyes as well as the palate.

Planting Instructions

Lettuce prefers cool conditions and can be planted as soon as the soil can be worked in spring. Best growth occurs at 16-18 degrees Celsius. Sow seed .3 cm deep, firm soil and cover lightly as some light is required for germination. Sow indoors 3-4 weeks before your transplant date. Outdoors space plants 21 cm apart in rows 30-45 cm apart. Continue to sow every 3 weeks throughout the season for a continuous supply of fresh greens. Many lettuce varieties will not germinate at temperatures over 24 degrees Celsius. Sow seed in a shaded location mid-summer. Some varieties do well in the unheated winter greenhouse.


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Hawthorn Farm

Hawthorn Farm produces organic seeds for the Canadian climate. All seeds are non-GMO, non-hybrid, and open-pollinated from plants grown in Ontario, Canada.