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2024 Seed Catalog

Cherokee summer crisp lettuce



Summer Crisp / Batavian Lettuce Seeds

(OP) 49 days

Large, upright brilliant deep red heads deliver a crunchy, nutty flavor that is among the best of all lettuce. Incredibly heat tolerant and disease resistant, Cherokee will thrive even under difficult conditions.

In the photograph young Cherokee lettuce plants are growing in a container at the beginning of July. Cherokee first appears to be a gorgeous loose leaf type lettuce. Plants mature into impressive compact, heavy heads.

100 seeds - $5.49
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Growing Cher­okee Summer Crisp / Batavian Lettuce Seeds

Bee introduces how to plant

Planting summer crisp lettuce: Sow seed in cell packs or flats, press into soil and cover lightly. Kept at 65°F., germination averages 7-14 days. Can direct sow into prepared seed beds 1 in. apart in rows 12-18 in. apart. Thin to 12 in. apart.

Harvesting summer crisp lettuce: Pick leaves at baby size, or allow plants to head. Summer Crisp lettuce can be harvested by removing a few of the outer leaves of the head; the plants will continue to grow and produce. Or alternatively, harvest entire large, gorgeous head at once. Leaves are thick, juicy, and flavorful. Summer Crisp lettuces are extraordinarily heat tolerant.

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