RHS Lettuce Sioux (Crisphead) Seeds

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A deliciously aromatic, fine leaved basil. Forms compact, neatly rounded plants, perfect for windowsill pots and mixed patio planters. Prefers a sunny position.Winner of an RHS Award of Garden Merit for reliability and good performance.

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For maximum freshness cut lettuces in the morning or evening
Planting instructions
For indoor sowing: March to May In 7.5cm pots of seed compost. Sow singly and cover with 1.5cm of compost. Firm gently and keep moist. Cover with glass, polythene or a propagator lid. Keep at approx. 15�C. Remove cover once seedlings appear. Gradually acclimatise plants to outside conditions late May (avoid frosts). Transplant 35cm apart in each direction, set out in squares to help wind pollination. Keep well-watered particularly at flowering time. Harvest August to October. For outdoor sowing May. In a prepared seed bed, in the growing position. Sow 1-2 seeds together with 40cm between stations. Cover with 1.5cm of fine soil. Firm gently and keep moist. Thin to one strong seedling per position. Harvest August to October
RHS Award of Garden Merit
RHS Award of Garden Merit
Watering instructions
Keep moist
Latin name
Lactuca sativa
Plant guarantee
QUALITY GUARANTEE: We are proud of our high quality. If you are not completely happy with the performance of these seeds we will replace them. This does not affect your statutory rights.
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Part of the seed range produced by Mr Fothergill's Seeds in partnership with the RHS.

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