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Baby Lettuce Seeds

Baby Lettuce Seeds

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Baby lettuce is a variety of lettuce that is characterized by its small size and tender leaves. It is often grown for use in salads and fresh vegetable dishes. Its main features include:

  • Small size: Baby lettuce leaves are small, tender and mild in flavor.
  • Variety of colors: They can be of various colors, including green, red and purple.
  • Fast growth cycle: Baby lettuce has a short growth cycle, making it ideal for quick cultivation and early harvest.

Historical background: Lettuce is a plant that has been cultivated for thousands of years. Its origin is in the Mediterranean, and throughout history it has been appreciated for its flavor and nutritional value.

Planting to Harvest Time: Planting to harvest time for Baby lettuce can vary depending on local conditions, but generally takes about 30 to 45 days from planting to harvest.

Soil: Baby lettuce prefers well-drained soils rich in organic matter. Soil pH should be in the range of 6.0 to 6.8 for optimal growth.

Climate and Temperature: Baby lettuce thrives in temperate to cool climates. The ideal temperature for its cultivation is between 15°C and 22°C. It can tolerate lower temperatures, but is sensitive to frost.

Most recommended planting method and planting depth: The most recommended planting method for Baby lettuce is by direct sowing into the ground. The planting depth should be approximately 0.5 cm to 1 cm. Seeds can be sown in rows spaced 20 to 30 cm apart.

Germination: Baby lettuce seeds generally germinate in 5 to 10 days, depending on temperature and humidity conditions.

Cultivation: During the growth of Baby lettuce, it is important to keep the soil moist but not waterlogged. Periods of drought should be avoided as this can cause the leaves to become bitter. Thinning seedlings is necessary to allow the plants enough room to grow.

Irrigation: Baby lettuce needs constant and regular watering. Keeping the soil evenly moist is essential to prevent bitterness in the leaves. Water at the base of the plants and avoid wetting the leaves to reduce the risk of foliar diseases.

Harvest: Baby lettuce is harvested when the leaves are tender and small in size, generally when they are around 10 to 15 cm high. It can be cut with scissors or simply tear off the outer leaves, allowing the plants to continue growing and producing more leaves. Harvesting is done gradually as the leaves reach the desired size.

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