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Italian Lettuce Seeds / Quatrro Stagioni Butherhead

Italian Lettuce Seeds / Quatrro Stagioni Butherhead

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Main Features:

Italian Quattro Stagioni lettuce is a variety of lettuce highly appreciated for its mild flavor and crunchy texture. Some of its main features include:

  • Shape: Lettuce leaves with an elongated and wavy shape.
  • Color: Red and green leaves
  • Size: It can reach a medium size.
  • Flavor: Its flavor is smooth and slightly sweet.
  • Life Cycle: It is a long cycle lettuce, meaning it can be harvested over a long period of time.

Historical background:

Quattro Stagioni Italian lettuce is a traditional variety that has been grown in Italy and other Mediterranean regions for many years. Its name "Quattro Stagioni" means "four seasons" in Italian, suggesting its ability to be grown throughout several seasons of the year.

Sowing to Harvest Time:

The time from planting to harvest for Quattro Stagioni lettuce varies depending on local conditions and climate. It can usually be harvested starting from 60 to 80 days after sowing.


Quattro Stagioni lettuce prefers well-drained soils rich in organic matter. A pH close to 6.0 is ideal for growth.

Climate and Temperature:

  • Climate: Quattro Stagioni Italian lettuce is best suited to temperate or Mediterranean climates. It does not tolerate extreme heat or frost well.
  • Temperature: The optimal temperature for the growth of this lettuce is between 15°C and 20°C. Temperatures above 25°C can cause lettuce to become bitter.

Recommended Sowing Method and Sowing Depth:

It is recommended to sow Quattro Stagioni lettuce in a line or in furrows. The planting depth should be approximately 0.5 to 1 cm.


Germination of Quattro Stagioni lettuce seeds generally occurs in 7-10 days, as long as humidity and temperature conditions are suitable.


  • Keep the soil moist but not waterlogged.
  • Weed regularly to avoid competition with weeds.
  • Fertilize according to soil needs, preferably with a balanced fertilizer.


Quattro Stagioni Italian lettuce requires constant watering to keep the soil evenly moist. Avoid waterlogging, as this can lead to diseases and root rot.


The leaves of Quattro Stagioni lettuce can be harvested as they grow, using selective cutting of the outer leaves. This allows for continuous harvesting throughout its growing cycle. Complete harvesting of the plant is done when the leaves are well developed and before the plant begins to flower, which can cause the lettuce to become bitter. The leaves are cut just above ground level.

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